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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When I went to buy a ticket, the lady at the ticket desk only said "4 euros". This was half the price from what my 2016 guidebook said. I then went to the next desk for the audio tapes. The lady there said I had...More

Thank LpatCO
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had no idea unicorns figured so prominently in history! The Lady and Unicorn exhibit was SO cool and well done with excellent English translations of everything. Beyond that, the current collection of Middle Ages artifacts is very small, but I know the museum is...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We first visited the Cluny Museum in 1983, and have returned several times over the intervening years. We've observed the size of the collection diminish over the years, but the one thing that has us returning is the Unicorn tapestry collection. My grandchildren perked up...More

Thank Shamaal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six exquisite tapestries with unicorns. And other artefacts from the middle ages. Small collection, but worth it.

Thank Gerhard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum with two main areas: an unicorn collection and roman bath ruins. We were able to visit this museum in about two hours and we learned a great deal about unicorns and their significance during the middle ages. The roman bath...More

Thank TravelpeopleMiami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredible piece of history in the center of Paris. Parts of this building go back to Roman times up through the medieval period. And, let's not forget, the famous series of tapestries, The Lady with the Unicorn. Just incredible. And when you're done with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite museums in Paris! Not only does it contain the wonderful Lady and the Unicorn tapestries but it is filled with the most amazing collection of medieval treasures. The building itself is both incredible and beautiful. Add to that the incredible fact...More

1  Thank Tim P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great collection of unicorn tapestries well presented. No entry problems. Roman baths in great shape. Get a guided tour of them as you see more than on your own

1  Thank Wrexon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For only 5 Euros, you get to be in the same space with the Unicorn Tapestries and some of the most beautiful artifacts of the middle ages. I loved going into the Roman ruins and being in the same space with the tapestries meant the...More

1  Thank phoenixwatcher1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Roman baths here are in amazing condition and well worth a visit. There is an audio guide which provides a good description in English.

1  Thank Autraliantraveller
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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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