On August 21, 1911, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa , one of the most famous paintings in the world, was stolen right off the wall of the Louvre. It was such an inconceivable crime, that the Mona Lisa wasn't even noticed missing until the following day. The Louvre has never been vandalized due to over 500 cameras within the complex
No, but the art is protected within a special glass case
Although now the Louvre stands as a museum, it had many different uses. It was originally built to be a defense fortress in the 1200s. It was then turned into a country home, and later into a palace. In 1791 it was declared a museum.
If Musee is Museum and Louvre is palace, does it mean the Museum of Palace?