Practical information

Here you will find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to Cluny Abbey and Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Galerie du cloître du XVIIIe siècle

Opening times

CLUNY ABBEY

Last entrance to the abbey, 45 minutes before closing time

1 April to 30 June
9.30 am - 6 pm

1 July to 31 August
9.30 am - 7 pm

1st to 30th September
9.30 am - 6 pm

1 October to 31 March
9.30 am - 5 pm

 

CLUNY MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY

Last admission to the museum 30 minutes before closing time

From April 1 to 30
10.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm

From May 1 to June 30
9.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm

1 July to 31 August
9.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2 pm - 7 pm

1st to 30th September
9.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm

1 October to 31 March
9.30 am - 12.30 pm and 2 pm - 5 pm
 

Please note
- Closure of the 1st floor of the art and archeology museum for exhibition installation until June 1, 2024 ;
- Closure of the abbey (open museum) due to the ENSAM Grand Gala, June 1 (afternoon) and June 2 (morning) 2024 ;
- The sites are closed on 1 January, 1 May, 1 November, 11 November and 25 December.

Prices

The prices below apply from 1 January 2024.

The ticket gives you access to all the monuments.

Specific pricing due to disruptions to the visit route linked to the preparation of the ENSAM Grand Gala:

From May 25 to 31 and June 3, 2024 = Special rate (see table below)
From June 1 to 2, 2024 = Free

 

Ticket office

 

For individuals

 

Bernon ticket

Combined ticket giving access to the abbey and the Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology

11 €

Hugues ticket - only available on site

Combined ticket giving access to the abbey, the Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology and the monks' chapel in Berzé-la-Ville

11,50 €

Odilon ticket - only available on site

Combined ticket giving access to the abbey, the Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology and the Tour des Fromages (cheese tower)

12 €

Urban ticket - only available on site

Combined ticket giving access to the abbey, the Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology, the Berzé-la-Ville monks' chapel and the Tour des Fromages.

14 €

Special rate (partnerships)

8 €
 

Free admission

 
  • Under 18s
  • 18-25 years (nationals of European Union countries and regular non-European residents in France)
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Education Pass
  • The first Sunday in January, February, March, November and December

See details of free admission conditions below

 

 

Visitors eligible for free admission

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Group rate

9,50 €
  • From 20 paying adults
  • Admission to the Abbey and the Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology
 

 

Visit tools

Audioguide

Audioguides are available in 4 languages (French, English, German, Italian)

3 €

Children's booklet with stickers

Follow the little monk Gunzo as he discovers the thousand-year-old abbey6-12years / Language: FrenchAvailableon site

2 €

 

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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • cheque
  • Culture cheque
  • holiday vouchers (ANCV)
  • Lire cheque (only in shops)

Access and transport

Cluny Abbey

Palace of Pope Gelasius
Place du 11 août 1944
71250 Cluny

Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology

Palais Jean de Bourbon
Parc abbatial
71250 Cluny
BY CAR

From Beaune or Lyon: A 6, exit Mâcon sud, N 79 direction Paray-le-Monial to D 980 direction Cluny. From Moulins: N79 towards Mâcon to D980 towards Cluny. cluny.fr/parking/

Cluny Abbey and Museum of Art and Archaeology are located in the heart of the village of Cluny. Numerous car parks are available. The " Prado " pay car park is at the entrance to the town.

Attention, passage of the Tour de France, July 4, 2024 :
- Closure of the D980 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Parking lots on the outskirts of the city
- Traffic disrupted

BY BUS

To find out the timetables for the different lines, visit the Bourgogne Franche Comté regional website

LR 701 - Chalon-sur-Saône < > Cluny < > Mâcon (with TGV connections)LR 709 - Digoin < > Paray-le-Monial < > Charolles < > ClunyTAD751 - (by reservation) Montceau-les-Mines < > Cluny

BY BIKE

Arrive via the Voie Verte then follow the soft link to the town centre.Cluny < > Mâcon 1h30 // Cluny < > Chalon S/Saône 2h50

BY TRAIN

Mâcon-Loché TGV station and Mâcon-Ville stationCheck timetables at www.oui.sncf

BY ELECTRIC CAR

A recharging point for electric vehicles is available free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at rue Porte de Paris in Cluny, to all users and has two recharging spaces. More information on the Tourist Office website

Services and conditions of visit

  • Free-access bookshop
  • Assistance dogs on a lead permitted
  • Pushchairs allowed
  • No flash photography allowed
  • No luggage storage facilities are available within the monuments (available at the Tourist Office).

Disabled visitors

Find out more about the services and facilities available to disabled visitors.

Consult the dedicated page.

Vigipirate plan

To ensure the safety of visitors, the monument applies the preventive measures decided by the government for public administrations. To find out more

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  • Cluny Abbey

    03 85 59 15 93

  • Cluny Museum of Art and Archaeology

    03 85 59 12 79