European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris: The Musée de Cluny

Published by Cécile D. · Photos by Laurent P. · Published on 27 July 2020 at 11h32 · Updated on 27 July 2020 at 12h32
For European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris, the Musée de Cluny opens for free. Discover medieval works and enjoyed themed tours of the museum for the whole family.

For European Heritage Days 2020 in Paris, curious and history fans are invited to travel back in time. For an immersion to the heart of the Middle-Ages and the Antiquity, the Musée de Cluny is the unmissable cultural event on September 18 to 20, 2020. Do not miss this last chance to visit the museum before it closes for renovations: you will no longer be able to see the works it houses before Fall 2021.

And for this last weekend of visits, the Musée de Cluny invites you to discover its secrets. It opens its doors for free and gives you access to the Regards sur la vie quotidienne exhibition as well as to the treasure room from its collection. It’s the occasion to discover its most spectacular richness such as “The Lady and the Unicorn”, a medieval tapestry that found its spot in pop cultural though the Harry Potter cinematographic saga, as well as the frigidarium from the Antique baths, a cold room featuring 14-m high vaults.

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special program expects you in addition to the usual tours. These events are only open upon booking in order to maintain health guidelines. Facemasks are mandatory.

Friday September 18:

  • Danced tour: Aurélie Gandit - 11 a.m. / 2:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. (30 minutes) - Suitable for all
    Dancer and choreographer Aurélie Gandit takes over the museums and interprets the collections her own way, creating a bond between space and works. She makes of the Lady and the Unicorn her playground and explores the five-sense theme for a danced tour in the room of the famous tapestry. 10 people maximum - Free of charge.

Saturday September 19:

  • Danced tour: Aurélie Gandit - 11 a.m. / 2:30 p.m. / 4:30 p.m. (30 minutes) - Suitable for all
    10 people maximum - Free of charge.
  • Drama tour: "Mémoire en morceaux", by "La Petite Main" company - 3 p.m. (1h30) - young people from 12 to 15 years old (from 8 years old welcome)
    "La Petite Main" company invites young visitors to break the mysteries of the antique thermal baths of Lutecia for an immersive tour. Accompanied by archaeologist Vacquer - who returned from the 19th century, teenagers are encouraged to solve enigmas to discover and understand the daily life at the Gallic-Roman time. 10 people maximum - Free of charge.

Sunday September 20:

  • Singing tour: Grégoire Ichou: - 11:30 a.m. / 2:30 p.m. (30 minutes) - Suitable for all
    Lecturer and lyric singer, Grégoire Ichou offers a musical journey meeting works of art. These singing tours are an experience where feelings and emotions invites to have a new look on the museum's antique and medieval collections. 10 people maximum - Free of charge
  • Drama tour: "Mémoire en morceaux", by "La Petite Main" company - 3 p.m. (1h30) - young people from 12 to 15 years old (from 8 years old welcome)
    10 people maximum - Free of charge.

European Heritage Days 2020 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:

And to get your bearings more easily, we've made you some themed guides:

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 18 September 2020 to 20 September 2020

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    Location

    28 Rue du Sommerard
    75005 Paris 5

    Access
    Métro ligne 10 station "Cluny - La Sorbonne"

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    www.musee-moyenage.fr

    Booking
    01 53 73 78 16

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