we offer a treasure hunt game printed on a booklet with kid-friendly qualified guides.
Suited for children 6 to 12, designed to have a fun meaningful moment while learning about Art History, Da Vinci & Mona Lisa, Greco-Roman art, Ancient Egypt, French History, Napoleon and many more !
Carrying a printed colorful booklet, the children play an educational game in the Louvre.
They follow the steps of the archaeologists, solving mysteries in the Louvre by discovering the famous masterpieces and observing the details hidden in the best Art pieces exposed in the museum.
Their answers will be the clues to lead them to find more clues.
The last step is finding the Treasure : Many small gifts and souvenirs from Paris to remember positively their visit of the Louvre.
The accredited tour guide will help the family navigate the museum, answer the children questions about Art and History and will orient them to find more clues.
The parents can enjoy the remarkable stories behind each Masterpiece as you navigate comfortably the museum with their children.
This guided tour is best for families with children aged between 6 to 12. However, we will adapt the booklet and the gifts depending on each child's exact age.
No iPads / No Phones / No electronics
We believe that children learn better how to navigate a museum using an individual printed booklet, in the company of their expert tour guide, without exposing their fragile eyes to screens or any other electronic distraction. All the annexed images are printed. The children fill the answers directly on the booklets using markers and pens provided by the private tour guide.
Even though parents are welcome to participate in the game, the gifts we picked are suited to the children and adapted to each one's age. We can adapt our gifts and the questions on the booklet based on your wishes and your interests, by sending an email in advance to Flora.
The treasure hunt can be adapted for a family composed of teenagers 13 - 16 and kids 4 - 6.
You are welcome to send your questions directly to Flora by email.
The treasure hunt for kids in the Louvre is a complete guided tour service.
The kid-friendly guide is a professional state-licensed Guide-Conférencier. The state-license of the tour guide is a special professional card, a permit to guide in the Louvre, obtained after passing an oral and a written exam about Western Art History in front of an official jury in Paris, supervised by the Ministry of Culture to guarantee the accuracy of the information and the high quality of the tour for the visitors of France.
After years of studies at the Sorbonne university, with a training and a documented proof of at least 900 hours of work experience as a guide, the tour guide can ask to get his permit.
The card is a right to speak, a permit to guide a group in the Louvre, and for your family, this means that the guide can make you skip the line with your regular tickets.
* You can skip the waiting line at the entrance at any museum of Paris, including the Louvre, with a certified tour guide.
We are a human-sized team of kid-friendly, experienced with the family tour and we are all certified tour guides.
We love working with kids because we are also parents, teachers, museum educators and we collaborated to design and to organize meaningful activities for the children visiting Paris.
We share the same passion for Art History and the same values to provide quality service to make everything easier for the parents on their trip to Paris.
We aim to help children learn in a fun pedagogical way. With us, children and parents will explore effortlessly many Art pieces in a big international Museum, depicting sumptuously a universal shared History from different epochs and civilizations.
The team is composed of independent tour guides, each one of us is also animating children and adolescents cultural workshops in France with the Ministry of Culture.
Some of us offer French classes, philosophy classes for teenagers, participate with artistic workshops, Renaissance history lessons and even Shoah memorial guided tours for the public schools of Paris.
Flora designed the colorful booklet after a decade of experience guiding at the Louvre Museum, almost everyday.
The booklet will help the children solve riddles and learn about the most important teachings from each Masterpiece.
The booklet is printed on 18 pages for the tour of 2 hours.
Each page has a small enigma, a question, a mystery to solve.
The guide will help the children solve the enigma.
Each child is independent to work in team with his party and will have his own booklet, his own marker pen to fill the answers.
The guide will let you have some time and space to answer the question on your own, then she helps you get the right answer and more stories and make the transition to the next piece.
The Treasure made of small gifts for the children is gifted at the end of the tour when the kids solve all the riddles and get the final clues.
The gifts and souvenirs are picked by Flora before each tour. The gifts and souvenir will relate to their Paris trip and to the Louvre tour.
The treasure hunt guided tour service has the same itinerary as my Louvre Highlights guided tour.
There is difference in the pace and in the stories - everything is adapted for families with young children.
The private guide will take more time to answer the kids questions and to explain the masterpieces differently.
This is a very special moment for the kids to share with their Parents in the most amazing rooms of the Louvre.
The guide will make the tour memorable and more engaging for Children using kid-friendly games and anecdotes and smoother transitions between the Masterpieces.
Following our special training as Guide Lecturers, we will transmit our key messages and our basics to start learning Art History.
We will share our passion and knowledge to give children the ambition to learn more about Art History in the future and the desire to visit a "Big Museum"!
I am Flora. I am 33. I am a state-licensed tour guide.
I am French, born and raised in Paris historical center.
I majored in Art and History from Sorbonne Paris 3.
I must confess that my mother was a tour guide for more than two decades so I grew up learning about Paris, culture, art, history and museums since a very young age.
As a daughter of a tour guide, a mother of two girls and a professional tour guide, my passion is to transmit my knowledge of my city to children and to offer a memorable moment for your family in Paris.
I couldn't think of a better way of living my life than organizing guided tours in Paris for my visitors. I started giving tours of Paris at a very young age for English speaking visitors.
I truly believe that, today, it is important to transmit this knowledge, through story telling and fun games, to teach pupils why Art is vital, how to appreciate Art and learn why History is amazing.
I am ready to help you by email or by phone.
I have worked as an educator and researcher at various cultural organisations and museums in France, Ireland and the UK - including the Louvre, Orleans House Gallery and the Arts Service of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, where I managed a dynamic team of educators and designed educational programs for a wide range of age groups and backgrounds.
I currently lectures in Museum Studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Although work and studies have taken me away from Paris for brief stints, I am always drawn back to this city.
I hold qualifications in Art History from University College Dublin and La Sorbonne.
My masters research focused on how Egyptian themes were used as propaganda in the public art of Napoleonic Paris.
I have a deep passion for storytelling and so stories are central to the way I talk about history. One thing my research highlighted is that art, architecture and historical events don’t happen in a vacuum and it is only when you start looking at them in context that they really come to life.
We collaborate with Mélanie, a seasoned Parisian tour guide with a Master's degree in History of Art from the esteemed Grande École du Louvre.
Her deep comprehension of history is expertly woven into her narratives, making them as educational as they are captivating.
Young ones are never left out on Mélanie's tours!
Her kindness and vivid narratives, full of amazing stories from Greco-Roman mythology and the legends of the French and American world, keep children entertained and focused throughout the Family tour.
She can also facilitate our treasure hunt throughout the Louvre, a favorite among children.
Apart from her work as a guide, Mélanie is an accomplished flutist who plays in several amateur symphonic orchestras in Paris. HerJazz band often performs at family events, adding another facet to her engagement with her city's cultural scene.
We collaborate with Iuliana, a kid-frienldy tour guide.
Besides from being an excellent tour guide, Iuliana gives tours to kids from the National Schools coming to visit Paris. She brings school groups (pupils from 6 to 12) to the Louvre and Versailles to teach them about Art History and France History.
She began her career at two of France's leading universities, Université Panthéon Sorbonne and Université Paris X Nanterre. At Sorbonne, she studied the history of art and archaeology, before pursuing her professional training and official license as a guide-conférencier. Her academic grounding provides a firm foundation for her tours, offering clients rich insights into the art, architecture, and history of Paris.
The cornerstone of Iuliana's tours lies in her deep passion for the storied city of Paris, its art, history, culture, and the vibrant lives of its people.
Her storytelling style is deeply felt, making her tours an immersive and enriching experience that transports her guests right into the heart of the Louvre and the amazing human beings who made the Louvre what it is today.
With her comprehensive knowledge and flair for storytelling, she is able to simplify complex histories and facts, making history come alive. This makes her an especially good option for families with young children.
Feel free to send us a message with all your questions about your itinerary.
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