Cluny Museum - Table of Contents
Exterior - Cluny Museum
National Museum of the Middle Ages
National Museum of the Middle Ages - Official Website
Photographs taken in February 2012.
Roman bath ruins dating from about 200 AD.
The museum is entered through the cobblestoned Court of Honor (Cour d'Honneur), which is separated from the street by high walls and surrounded on the other three sides by the wings of the Hôtel [townhouse] de Cluny.
Flamboyant Gothic crocketed ogee arch with corbel supports .... Paneled door
Flamboyant Gothic crocketed ogee arch
|Court of Honor (Cour
Cobblestoned Cour d'Honneur (Court of Honor)
Note leaded glass windows (see next photo below)
Stone window surround.
French flamboyant, "flaming." The name derives from the flame-like windings of its tracery - see especially the balustrade - and the dramatic lengthening of gables ..... Pinnacles ..... Cartouche
Stone French flamboyant balustrade ..... Gargoyles
Leaded and stained glass window
|Court of Honor well-curb and ironworks
Flamboyant Gothic ogee arch door surround