The Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris
In the 5th district
  • WE love : all, with a big blow of heart for the tapestries of the Lady with the unicorn
  • Who is it for? for all audiences
  • Where : in the 5th district
  • Free for children, EU citizens under 26, on the 1st Sunday of the month
  • Nocturne : the 1st and 3e Thursdays from 6:15pm to 9pm (reduced rate for night sessions)

All beautiful, all new...

  • The Cluny Museum reopens after years of work
  • A very successful renovation where the museum's collections and works are perfectly integrated into the modern world
  • The course (from the Middle Ages with the frigidarium to the Renaissance) has been redesigned from chronologically and thus allow the visitor to discover the wonders of the medieval world

The museum with children

  • A course dedicated to children a digital tool for children, for 4€ or 2€
  • A booklet game "The ancient thermal baths". ask for it at the museum reception
  • Discovery tours for familieswith children from 8 years old (several themes)
  • Storytelling tours for 5-7 year olds

The room of the Lady of the Unicorn ?

  • It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful rooms of the museum, not to be missed under any pretext
  • 6 tapestries dating from the end of the 15th century are exhibited at the Cluny Museum
  • They are in a remarkable state of conservation
  • They represent the 5 senses (children can have fun finding them). The 6th and most mysterious one is called "My only desire".
  • These tapestries are rich in details such as animals, plants, jewelry, clothing ... It emanates a lot of softness, soothing and beauty
  • It is a room where you can take even the little ones and have fun finding rabbits, monkeys and other funny details

The terms of Cluny

  • The museum was built against and over the Gallo-Roman baths of Cluny, the largest public baths in the Gallo-Roman city
  • You can see the frigidarium and its intact vault of more than 14m height
  • The remains of the thermal baths are visible from the streets adjacent to the museum

Exhibitions, guided tours and museums on history

Practical information

View schedule details every day except Monday from 9:30 am to 6:15 pm. Ticket office closes at 5:30 pm

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