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Tickets for Cluny Abbey & Museum: Fast Track

Discover the seat of the largest medieval monastic order in Western Europe

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
09:30 - 19:00
Tomorrow
09:30 - 19:00
Monday
09:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 19:00
Thursday
09:30 - 19:00
Friday
09:30 - 19:00
Highlights
  • Discover the abbey founded by William the Pious in 910 and placed directly under the protection of Rome
  • Watch a 3D film to see how Cluny Abbey would have looked in its heyday
  • Explore The Museum of Art and Archaeology and see a number of sculpted remains from the church and the monastic district
Description

Come and take a look at Cluny Abbey & Museum, founded in 910 by William the Pious and sold as a national asset in 1798. Visit the museum and see sculpted remains from the church and the monastic district. Watch a 3D film for a glimpse of Cluny in its heyday and see how it became a model for reforming other monasteries.

Not far from Mâcon and an hour from Lyon lies the seat of the largest medieval monastic order in Western Europe, now open for you to explore.

In the old days, mostly people just prayed here, but now it's an in-depth exploration of medieval monastic life.

Watch a 3D film to see how the Abbey would have looked in its heyday. Explore the 13th-century Farinier, which now houses the sculpted capitals from the choir of the Maior Ecclesia. See the surviving enclosure wall and its towers, and the monastic buildings from the 18th century.

Then wander The Museum of Art and Archaeology and see a number of sculpted remains from the church and the monastic district.

There's so much to see here - just grab a ticket and you're ready to go - there's no longer need to shave your head into a monk's tonsure!

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What's included
  • Fast-track entrance to Cluny Abbey & Museum
  • Audio guide (available for €3 in English, French, German and Italian)
  • Guided tour (available on site)
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Abbaye de Cluny
Rue du 11 Août 1944, 71250, Cluny
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
English, French, German, Italian (€3)
Live guide
In French. Contact the welcome desk for times
Additional info

Getting There

  • By car from Beaune or Lyon: A 6, exit Mâcon sud, N 79 direction Paray-le-Monial to D 980 direction Cluny
  • By car from Moulins or Mâcon: N 79 to Berzé-le-Châtel, then D 980 direction Cluny
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