This Day in History - Louvre Museum Opens to the Public

Your art history lesson of the day! On this day, 217 years ago, the Louvre opened as a public museum in Paris by the French revolutionary government after being a royal palace for more than two centuries. It hosts artwork and artifacts representing 11,000 years of human civilization and culture. To celebrate its anniversary, we present to you three amazing Worth1000 creations inspired by the Louvre.

Disastrous. Via misstrixie

Flooded. Via TiredTom

The famous museum in ruins. Via IllusionistShaka