In the heart of the Latin Quarter, the museum holds a rich collection on the Middle Ages within the medieval palace once belonging to the Cluny Abbey and Gallo-Roman baths dating back to the 2nd century. Noteworthy works include the famous Unicorn Tapestries.
Opening Hours: Daily except Tuesday, 9:15am-5:45pm (last admission 5:15pm). Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25.
Tickets: Entry to the museum is €9; reduced rate of €8 for visitors under 25. Museum passes accepted.
Free Entrance : Kids under 18, teachers, certain students and disabled; everyone on the first Sunday of the month.
Info and Services: The bookstore boutique specializes on the Middle Ages and is open freely to the public until 6pm, except Tuesdays. Surrounding gardens are open daily to the public for free.
Heather’s notes: There are often live musical concerts (Renaissance and Medieval classical music) and sketching tours available at the museum, be sure to check the program!