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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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Reviewed 3 days 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.

1  Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 3 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 11 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
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Looking to revisit this museum discover that it is, once again shut for renovations. If you’re making a special trip to Paris to see it check before you go!

1  Thank Timothy B W
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Musee du Moyen Age was a delightful departure. It was an excellent well run, well laid out museum. A lot less crowded more enjoyable. The site itself is a living piece of the past. Built on and around a 3rd century Roman bath house. The...More

1  Thank AntiqueLover13
Reviewed 3 April 2018

One of the best aspects of this museum is the architecture, both inside and out. As you approach the outside, you will enter the courtyard. Take a minute to look at the building itself. It is quite lovely. Inside, be sure to visit the lower...More

2  Thank QueenMimi
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were fortunate enough to visit while the Lady and the Unicorn were in full display in November, and those alone were worth a visit. Strange courtyard, very old building, just a ton of archaeological artifacts inside. If you CAN time a visit with the...More

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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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