August 26, 2013

Louvre-Lens, France

Photograph by Hufton and Crow, Alamy

The Louvre-Lens in the industrial city of Lens in northern France is a new outpost of the world famous Musée du Louvre in Paris. The modern space is made up of four buildings meant to resemble docked boats. It has a permanent collection and will feature rotating exhibitions as well.

Learn about the Louvre-Lens and other museum outposts in this month's National Geographic Traveler cover story, "The Traveler 50: People, Places, and Ideas Changing the Way We Travel" >>

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