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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.
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  • Average6%
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“roman baths” (207 reviews)
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6 Place Paul Painleve | 5th Arrondissement, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

The medieval exhibits were rather a dissapointment as there were not that many and all the descriptions were in French ,which is a problem if you are english. Whilst part of the building structure is roman as there were roman baths there there is-no write...More

Thank Andreas K S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly one of the highlights during my last Paris visit. Perfectly housed in a medieval building, all the ivory carvings, statues, and various religious objects are shown with care, if insufficient information. Walk around and take in the expressions of various Jesus, Mary and saints....More

Thank ccMD2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been in Paris so many times and it is just now that I discovered, thanks to a good friend, this museum. It is outstanding, even for the city that has Louvre and so many other museums ... Must visit !

1  Thank MihneaSpataru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit of a little under 2 hours. There were many interesting objects that were well displayed. There was limited English - but that did not take away from our enjoyment. I especially liked the numerous stained glass windows, metalwork and tapestries.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of Paris goes back to Roman times, and blossomed in the Middle Ages. One can feel that powerfully at the Musée de Cluny, the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris. I admit to being a fan of Medieval art: i love...More

Thank Jeffwithtwoels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem within all the famous musee here in Paris . It was great ,would definitely recommend to see it before you leave . Transform you to another era.

Thank Elisng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally a townhouse built by abbots of the wealthy Cluniac order in the 14th century, and situated next to ruins of Roman baths, the Cluny Museum is just steps from the Sorbonne and close to Saint Michel Metro stop. It is perhaps best known for...More

Thank jrknyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, it's well laid out and a real gem of Paris, a must see, especially the manuscripts and the stained glass windows, but for the price, even at student costs of 9 euros each there just wasn't enough. It didn't help that...More

Thank WispyFairyWings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent Museum with some outstanding exhibits. The Tapestries of the Lady and the Unicorn are outstanding. I loved the stained glass,Its not often you get the chance to see it up close and realize how good it cab be.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This museum is installed in what used to be the town house of the abbots of Cluny, its present gothic and Renaissance shape dating from the late 15th century. An unusual feature is that impressive remains of 3th century Gallo-Roman thermal baths have simply been...More

Thank Trainbleu
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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
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dranke
28 November 2017|
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Response from tracy_bains | Reviewed this property |
About an hour and a half to two hours at the most. It is a cozy, small size and that gives you plenty of time to go through there entire collection and still linger while viewing the tapestries and visiting the gift store.
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YIaYia84
16 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
20 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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