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Musee de Cluny - Musee National du Moyen Age

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This museum, located in a spacious former hotel, houses a collection of medieval art, including jewelry, tapestries and sculptures. From 2018 to 2020, it is partly closed for renovation works. Don't miss the exhibition "Mgical Unicorns" (until...more
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6 Place Paul Painleve, 75005 Paris, France
Quartier Latin
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+33 1 53 73 78 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Musee de Cluny is along the Boulevard St Michel, towards Place St Michel. A Roman bath in the past, this museum has a lot of tapestries, gold artefacts from the middle ages and, during my visit, an exhibition on the myth of the unicorn. Also...More

Thank Madhu N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum that of "national" has very little because a good part of the exhibits is of Italian origin. Let's say that the cost is not worth the visit and they charge the full price despite some rooms being closed. I rarely saw a thinner museum.

1  Thank Lens_Culinaris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently reopened and still with many rooms closed, it's still an outstanding destination with the Roman rooms, tapistry (good interpretation materials) and a cross section of their exhibits.

1  Thank The_Lunch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking from the Place de la Sorbonne to St Michel and stopped by and saw a very cool looking building. We walked around and saw it was being remodeled. We tried to get in but it appeared as though it was closed. This...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This newly renovated museum has a great audio headset system to tour 2000 year old Roman ruins and artifacts found around Paris, France. Very extensive exhibit by exhibit audio files where you can make this a long or short tour.

2  Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable. Lots to learn and see in regards to the unicorn tapestry and underground bath house. BE WARNED no armour, clothing etc on display at the moment. Parts are closed for restoration. Tickets are full priced and no mention of closed exhibits. Would go back...More

1  Thank Justis V
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I know everyone goes crazy for the art of the Italian Renaissance, but I've always been more fond of art in the Middle Ages. The Cluny is housed in a wonderful old building that was constructed over a Roman bath, which has been excavated so...More

Thank Jeffwithtwoels
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We wandered around the outside of the museum trying to find the entrance...someone finally pointed out a tiny sign stating that the museum is currently closed for renovation. Just an FYI for other travellers!

5  Thank jmnerka
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Check opening times before you go as it is programmed for renovation soon! Visiting Cluny is like visiting another world. You walk in through a stone mansion that could be Sleeping Beauty's into a display of arts crafts and artifacts of daily life from the...More

2  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We were staying in a hotel five minutes away, and had a Paris Pass which warned that some galleries might be closed. We were therefore disappointed to find it completely shut, announced only by a notice on the door. We had a look around the...More

1  Thank Ian C
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The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
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small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Truffle4_12
23 June 2018|
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Response from jrknyc | Reviewed this property |
The museum does have an excellent gift shop but I don't know about the needlepoint. They did have a beautiful scarf depicting one of the tapestries but it was quite expensive. I believe they had some pillows as well.
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Vivian M
20 March 2018|
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Response from Jeffwithtwoels | Reviewed this property |
As Mary F noted, the museum is closed from March until mid-July 2018. Construction was already underway when I visited in November. There is no email address - but if you find the Contact link at the bottom of their web... More
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Vivian M
20 March 2018|
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Response from Trainbleu | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately providing the requested information is not allowed by Tripadvisor, so I can't help you. From 1st of March 2018 until mid-July, the museum is closed for renovation work.
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