The Medieval Museum in Paris is located near the Sorbonne, in the Hotel de Cluny which was itself established near Paris's Gallo-Roman bathhouses. It was founded in 1843 and displays art collections donated to the state over the years.
Thanks to a steady stream of acquisitions and donations, the museum covers a large range of Medieval art and culture ranging from the Gaulish era to the 15th century: sculptures, tapestries, stained-glass, illuminated manuscripts, etc.
In 2000 a garden was landscaped, surrounding the museum with a lush, natural space; it was designed by Eric Ossart and Arnaud Maurières.
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