Musée National du Moyen Age
Musée de Cluny - Cluny Museum
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Location: The Musée de
Cluny 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.
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. It's closed for three holidays:
January 1, May 1, and December 25.
The shop is open until 6
p.m., with no ticket required.
For admission prices, descriptions of the collections, news about
special exhibitions, ticket reservations, and other information, visit
and select "Informations Pratiques" from the "Visiter" menu.
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.