The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the new Louvre museum which the UAE and French government officials say will attract millions of visitors in the nation’s Capital, is finally set to open to the public on November 11, on the shores of Saadiyat Island.
The landmark museum, with its iconic heritage, took ten years to come to life and will enlighten minds through exhibits of art, culture, history, and knowledge. More than 600 artworks will span the entirety of human existence, from the end of the third millennium BCE to the Medieval Era, the Renaissance and the Neoclassical period, right through to the contemporary era, thus highlighting connectivity and universal themes.
During the opening announcement ceremony, held on Wednesday at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, said millions of people from around the world are expected to visit the museum. “Just as the Louvre is the crown jewel of Paris – the Louvre Abu Dhabi is destined for such distinction in the UAE and in this part of the world.”
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