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Musée National du Moyen Age
Musée de Cluny - Cluny Museum

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Location: The Musée National du Moyen Age is in the 5th arrondissement, on the Left Bank of the Seine. (See Google's satellite-photo map.) It's just south of the Boulevard Saint-Germain, near the Cluny-La Sorbonne Métro stop. (Other transit stations within walking distance include the St-Michel, Odéon, and Maubert Métro stops and the St-Michel RER station.)

Directions: If you're exiting the Métro at Cluny-La Sorbonne, walk east to the Rue de Cluny, turn right, walk south about a block to the Place Paul-Painlevé, and turn right again.

Cluny Museum entrance signThe museum entrance is inside the courtyard of the former abbey. Look for the banner on the building (shown at top of page), and then follow the arrow sign in the courtyard to the ticket office.

Museum hours and admission: The Musée National du Moyen Age is open daily except Tuesdays from 9:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. (The shop is open until 6 p.m., with no ticket required.) For admission prices, descriptions of the collections, news about special exhibitions, and other information, visit

Garden hours: The museum gardens are a public park, and you can visit them without buying a museum ticket. The gardens are open from 8 or 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (winter) or 9:30 p.m. (summer), with the terrace within the gardens being open from 9:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Zoom in on Google's satellite-photo map for an aerial view of the gardens.

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