Louvre Abu Dhabi announces opening date

 The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on Saadiyat Island on November 11, 2017. Image courtesy Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on Saadiyat Island on November 11, 2017. Image courtesy Louvre Abu Dhabi

The wait is finally over. The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on November 11, 2017. More than four years after the initial predicted date and after more than 12 months of speculation, we need wonder no more.

The new institution announced its date on social media feeds and the country's leaders responded accordingly. 

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, tweeted the museum will enhance country's image.

"The UAE boosts its global cultural presence with the opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi in November 11. It serves as a cradle for art & culture." pic.twitter.com/oaKjxIeGDV

MBZ : #Louvre_AbuDhabi reflects the UAE's approach towards cultural connectivity & its pursuit to become a beacon of knowledge & tolerance

Now the countdown begins