My Visit to the Louvre

My Visit to the Louvre

By MUSEE DU LOUVRE

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2016-07-05
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 138.58 MB
  • Developer: MUSEE DU LOUVRE
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 2.5
2.5
From 41 Ratings

Description

My Visit to the Louvre Be your own guide! With the App “My Visit to the Louvre” you can be your own guide! - 60,000 square meters of museum space modeled in 3D to help you find your way around - find an artwork, collection, or amenity by following the itinerary suggested - all the practical info you need, plus details of cultural events (exhibitions, auditorium, workshops, etc.) - 600 comprehensive descriptions of artworks and of significant parts of the Louvre palace - 600 audio commentaries on the artworks and museum rooms, available through in-app purchasing The application "My Visit to the Louvre" will be improved regularly to make you enjoy new features and improved stability. Your feedback has a great importance for us, thank you to let us know at: louvre.app@smartapps.fr

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Reviews

  • Didn’t work

    1
    By Samdom69
    I purchased the full Louvre guide and tried to load it many times. My phone has tons of room but it kept giving error messages that it couldn’t download. I tried from different Wifi places, including the Louvre. I also couldn’t load the map. How do I get a refund?
  • Terrible

    1
    By Victormhdz
    I bought the audio guide and downloaded it at home. Once at the museum it was gone! I tried to download it again but with the phone network connection it never worked
  • Not sure I liked it

    2
    By Neolithic Nerd
    After reading the reviews, I figured if I downloaded before getting to the Louvre I'd be fine. At the same price as the audio guide, I seemed a good buy. Well, first thing I wanted to see were the Dutch masters and they have so little info about them on this audio,I was thinking it didn't work. I saw all the other folks listening to their museum rented audio guides quite enviously while being highly disgusted with this one. Not until I got to the romans & renaissance hall did it start giving me any decent info. Cons: the informational number sequence on artwork doesn't match with this (I got lots of "invalid number"),has a very frustrating non-alphabetical list of paintings, the gps locator not very accurate in telling you were you are in relation to the artwork you're trying to find. Pro: I get to keep it and listen to it at my leisure. Great idea, mediocre delivery.
  • Crashes constantly

    2
    By DeanOrlando
    While the audio, maps, directions and supplemental pictures are a great idea, the app crashes every ten minutes or so when you are actively using it.
  • Worthless

    1
    By SPFCLE
    I wanted to use my phone as a substitute for the clunky headphones you can rent. This is worthless. It took 40 minutes to finally download the guide I wanted and now I have yet to see a painting that actually is listed. None so far have a four digit code needed to get a description. As someone else said, it’s kind of ruining the whole experience.
  • Really is as disappointing as the reviews say

    1
    By Ewm$
    The information is great, but there is no way of finding it in a useful way. I was sort of able to use the basic tour (was able to accidentally stumble on a few things I wanted) though it was very frustrating and mostly useless. With weak wifi and cellular service in all of France, the Greek and Roman tour didn't download until I was on the tarmac in the US a week later. Definitely a waste of money.
  • Crashes and Audio Issues

    1
    By RappingTonyG
    Crashes occasionally. Audio sometimes randomly stops (killing and restarting helps). Doesn't seem like there is a way to fast forward or rewind while listening.
  • Can’t Believe an App this Bad is from The Louvre

    1
    By Photo Nurd
    This app is terribly unorganized, clunky and THE AUDIO DOESN'T WORK!! So, they didn’t even bother to fix the only reason for this app to exist. Go find a free app or pay for something else. This app is a huge disappointment... especially considering the museum may be the best in the world.
  • Outstanding commentaries but...

    1
    By Gfdgsfg
    The saving grace of this app is the outstanding commentary. It is lush and generous and illuminating. That alone makes the app a worthwhile purchase. However... The technical implementation of this app is a disaster. Without careful planning before your visit, you could actually ruin your experience of the museum struggling to tame this wild beast of an app. First, and most important, it is a terrible battery drain. The phone heated up so badly I could have cooked an egg on it. Two hours of use will kill your battery completely UNLESS you go into Settings and disable its access to everything: Location Services, Siri, Notifications, and cellular services. Don’t worry, you won’t be losing anything important by doing this. The app’s map is useless for real-time geolocation and navigation. And... The app’s free content is useless. (I guess you get what you pay for.) The audio guide is worth the extra bucks but you absolutely MUST DOWNLOAD IT BEFORE YOU GO TO THE MUSEUM. The Louvre’s free WiFi network is too slow. I saw all sorts of people struggling to connect and growing frustrated at their inability to load their purchase. Finally, be aware that the commentaries, excellent though they may be, are only available for ~600 works. That may sound like a lot but it represents only the tiniest fraction of the 35,000 works on display in the museum. It is shameful that the Louvre lags so far behind its sister museums in producing a functional smartphone-based app worthy of its magnificent collection.
  • Disappointing

    1
    By Thygor
    I cannot recommend this app, unless you are an art history expert! I found no way to search for a piece of art, except to scroll through each of the 600 audio files! This is especially disappointing as the couple of audio files i listened to were very interesting and well done. I asked 3 louvre employees where I might get assistance, and they had no idea.

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