Mona Lisa: Beyond the glass

Mona Lisa: Beyond the Glass brings La Joconde to life and reveals the latest scientific research on da Vinci’s artistic innovation and painting techniques through an exceptional VR visualization. bringing them to life.

Meet Mona Lisa in VR !

The VR experience “Mona Lisa: Beyond The Glass” lets us discover the Mona Lisa painting in a whole new way.

Through a one-on-one encounter with the Mona Lisa, you’ll be able to discover invisible details in reality  and get a closer look at one of the most popular paintings in the world.

The virtual reality experience is based on the latest scientific research, which has uncovered the techniques used by the artist in his creative process. You will learn about the identity of the model, the number of children she had. You will be able to discover the secrets of a work that has fascinated and questioned for generations.

Alone with the masterpiece in virtual space, you will be able to see the vivid details of this famous oil painting, including the texture of the wood panel as seen through the paint layer and the marks where the panel cracked and was masterfully restored.

As you are transported through time, the experience will reveal information about how the artwork was originally created, what it might have looked like in the past, and how it has changed over 500 years due to exposure to light and moisture. The narrative of the experience dispels some of the many myths about the famous Mona Lisa by revealing more about her identity and providing additional details about how her appearance indicates her social status.

Mona Lisa: Beyond The Glass is an interactive educational experience that not only offers you a beautiful tour of the Louvre Museum, but will also make you look at the Mona Lisa painting in a whole new way.

Mona Lisa: Beyond the glass Features

French, History and geography, Musical and Artistic Education
11-12 years, 13-15 years, 16-18 years, Adult
French, English, Other, Chinese
Android smartphone / tablet, Apple smartphone / tablet, Cardboard or equivalent, STEAM VR compatible headset, HTC compatible headset, Windows Mixed Reality compatible headset, Vive Focus Plus, PCVR, VivePort

For teaching


+ The experience brings the information narrated to life and allows us to discover the Mona Lisa as never before.

+ The journey in the state room also allows us to discover other masterpieces of the Louvre.

+ The story leads us to test an invention of Leonardo Da Vinci 🙂


– The ambient noise simulating tourists was perhaps not necessary.

– One would like to be able to choose to just admire the work without following the story.