The Louis Vuitton Foundation is located in the Bois de Boulogne, near the Jardin d'Acclimatation, a famous park in western Paris. In October 1860, after two years of work, Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie inaugurated the Jardin d'Acclimatation, giving Paris, in the Bois de Boulogne and near the racecourse of Longchamp, a landscaped park designed according to the model. English gardens that they like.

Architect Frank Gehry fused a traditional way of life, visionary daring and the innovations offered by today's technologies.
Frank Gehry invented the curved glass to the millimeter for the 3,600 panels of the twelve veils of the Foundation. Each stage of construction has pushed the boundaries of a coded architecture to invent a unique building. 8 years of work were necessary to realize this building.


Some numbers:

13,500 m2: surface of 12 glass sails

19,000 Ductal plates (fiber-reinforced concrete)

7,000 m2: total usable area

3 850 m2: museum spaces

11: exhibition galleries

320 seats or 1,000 seats in the auditorium




Open from 11h to 20h every day except Tuesday

8 avenue Mahatma Gandhi

75016 Paris