Inside the Louvre

Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Louvre

Paris is a city of romance, legends, lights and mysteries. At its center stands the Louvre, once a royal palace and now arguably the greatest museum in the world. Here, every painting, sculpture, and work of art has a secret to tell. Tales of a murdered king, a mad artist, a delusional emperor, and a vanishing lady named Mona Lisa are just the beginning. Inside the iconic Louvre pyramid 1,000 years of secrets, hidden in plain sight and cloaked in dark corners, will be revealed.

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The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa

In 1911, one man - without a plan, an escape route, or a buyer - managed to steal the Mona Lisa from the Louvre. Here's how he did it.