How to make
a donation

Every donation, regardless of the amount, will play a decisive role in this campaign.

You may make your donation by bank card, check, or bank transfer before February 15, 2018, via the Louvre’s secure payment platform.

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Dedicate your donation

You can dedicate this donation to the person of your choice. The name of this person will be included in acknowledgements to the donors of the campaign and you can also ask for a donation certificate in their name. Invitations from the Musée du Louvre will be addressed to the donor.

Benefit from a tax deduction

Tax deduction applicable to French tax residents only: 66% of the amount donated is tax-deductible, up to a limit of 20% of taxable income.

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After tax deduction

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to Chambord!

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This stay for two people is sponsored by our partners: 
the Château de Chambord and the Relais de Chambord.

The Louvre thanks you for your generosity!

For any donation All donors, or the person of their choice, will be acknowledged as patrons of the campaign in the museum near the artwork and on the acknowledgements page.

For €30 or more (or €10.20 after tax deduction), donors will receive an invitation for two people to discover the work.

For €200 or more(or €68 after tax deduction), donors will be invited to a private viewing of the work on a Tuesday, the day the museum is closed to the public (invitation valid for two people).

For €350 or more (or €119 after tax deduction), donors will also benefit from the Amis du Louvre card* for a year.

For €500 or more (or €170 after tax deduction), donors will be invited to an exclusive evening reception during which they will be able to admire King François I’s Book of Hours (invitation valid for two people), and they will also benefit from the Amis du Louvre card*.

Specific expressions of gratitude are proposed for exceptional donations. Please contact us for further information.

*The Amis du Louvre (Friends of the Louvre) card provides one year's free admission to the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. It is automatically made out in the donor's name, but if you are already a member, you may offer it to the person of your choice. This card is valid for one person only.

Sponsor a jewel
of the Book of Hours

If you plan to donate €1000 or more, you can showcase your contribution by having your, or a loved one’s, name mentioned in honor of one of the book of hours’ precious stones at

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