World Reviewer rating

Not yet rated

The Cluny Museum

Listed under Art Collections in Paris, France.

  • Photo of The Cluny Museum
  • Photo of The Cluny Museum
  • Photo of The Cluny Museum
Photo of The Cluny Museum
Photo by flickr user adrienneserra
Pin It

The Cluny Museum in Paris is set in an old Gothic townhouse. The collection of the museum began with the mansion's owner Alexandre du Sommerard in the 1800s. Now the Cluny is known for its beautiful collection of tapestries, stained glass, and other every day articles from the medieval period. The museum is most known for its display of the Lady and the Unicorn tapestry which is one of the most famous medieval tapestries in the world. A highlight is the Chapel, the museums most famous room. This contains more tapestries and astounding architecture. The Cluny Museum is an essential collection of medieval art.

Read more about this.

Written by  katie_f.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

Mail adress to the head of the showroom in Cluni museum in Paris

I wish to sent him/her some files of graphics made in Paris i the summer 2006.

At that time I was resident for 3 monthe in "Cité Des Arts".

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

  • Louvre Museum

    The Louvre Museum, with its spectacular glass pyramid, is an icon of Paris and one of the world's most-visited cultural sites. …

  • Hermitage Museum

    The Gosudarstvennyj Èrmitaž or Hermitage Museum, that vast collection of Russian and human art and artefacts, has swollen to fi…

  • British Museum

    Incredible world class collection of Chinese, Asian, Aztec and Classical art, with Egyptian Mummies, the Rosetta Stone and the …

Nearby Experiences

Related links

Contribute to this page