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Musee de Cluny - Musee National du Moyen Age

6 Place Paul Painleve | 5th arrondissement, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 53 73 78 00
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This museum, located in a spacious former hotel, houses a collection of medieval art, including jewelry, tapestries and sculptures.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6 Place Paul Painleve | 5th arrondissement, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When I found out about this medieval museum in Paris I was really excited to see what they were showing. The entrance price was reasonable at approx. 8 Euros per person. Inside this historic building are hundreds of pieces of art and items that date...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a museum you will see on the top 5 or 10 lists, but you should put it on yours. The building is amazing to just sit and look at and then there are the tapestries! I could say a lot more, but...More

Thank Hpoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great stop, culminating with the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries. I would recommend combining this museum with the Military Museum, where you can see 100 actual suits of armor.

Thank Jeanne0486
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tapestries of the Lady and the Unicorn are superb, and well worth a visit. The museum also has a range of other interesting exhibits. Unfortunately the curation is very poor, with little attempt to provide either broad or specific context to the exhibits or...More

Thank ehles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I both loved this museum. It is a very unique exhibit - the collection of the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries. The origin of the tapestries is not confirmed/exact but 5 of the 6 are believed to represent the 5 senses. The...More

Thank PhoebeDoodle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Partner who loves history enjoyed it but somewhat boring for others. If you're into historical items it is worth your time.

Thank TOCOHAPO4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It may have been the fact that the temperature was in the mid thirties and that this gem of a museum is not air conditioned that we felt exhausted by the end of it. A few fans here and there did little to move the...More

Thank Aussie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This musuem is in the Latin Quarter and houses the famous Lady and the Unicorn tapestry. I was told that in each tapestry, her hands and fingers and different in each displaying a different type of emotion. I actually bought the postcards of each tapestry...More

Thank TripTravelsz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of the Cluny are the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries which remain on display during the extensive renovations. There is still a lot to see representing the Middle Ages in France. Still worth visiting.

1  Thank andreagordon55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a splendid collection of medieval statuary, stained glass, and ivories. Whatever you do, do not miss the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries. The pictures don't do them justice.

1  Thank TomKopff
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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
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
...More
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YIaYia84
15 March 2017|
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Response from museecluny | Property representative |
No problem, you can see them on your own. You can also get an audioguide, free with your entrance ticket. And please notice that a guided tour is also scheduled on this day at 11 a.m. (but only in French). Thank you for... More
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lilianbryan
19 November 2016|
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Response from museecluny | Property representative |
Dear Lilianbryan, yes we have an online gift shop. You can search for the boutique de musees rmn website and then select the Musée de Cluny in the first tab on your left.
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mariskamross
19 April 2016|
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Response from Sofia K | Reviewed this property |
All is worth seeing really.But not to be missed are the Unicorn tapestries and ruins built up inside a room. Also there are the metalworks exhibit.
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