Family Workshop at The Cloisters


What was the best way to travel in the Middle Ages? By horse, of course! Learn how horses were an important part of medieval life—in travels and battles and in carrying people and goods. See images of these noble animals in artwork of The Cloisters and make your own trusty steed to take home.

Free with Museum admission

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The Cloisters celebrates 75 years

Since its opening in 1938, The Cloisters has become a treasured landmark, celebrated for both its extraordinary setting and its world-class collection of medieval art and architecture.

The Cloisters is located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan.

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The Cloisters museum and gardens

See The Medieval Garden Enclosed, a blog dedicated to the gardens at The Cloisters, for all the latest news about garden events, programs, what's in bloom, and other special topics.