You know I snapped this up when I read the title.

This amazingly slick free app provides a virtual tour of its galleries and lets users check out the works of everyone from DaVinci to Michelangelo. The app gets you up close and personal with paintings, drawings, prints,sculptures, and even the French Crown Jewels. Each image comes with its own set of data including the history of the piece, a zoomable photo, technical info like when it arrived at the museum, and even the exact location where it’s housed at the Louvre. Some images even include in-depth videos about the piece.

via The Louvre iPhone App’s Like Being There Without the Plane Ticket – Museums – Lifehacker.

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