The Quiz: When did the Louvre first open as a museum?
Explanation : Before the Louvre opened its doors as a museum on August 10, 1793, it was initially designed as a fortress in the 12th century. As the city around it grew, however, its purpose changed. By the mid-1500s, it served primarily as a royal residence, and rulers added to its royal art collection. In 1793, amid the French Revolution, the revolutionary government turned it into a museum.
Correct Answer: 1793