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Family Workshop at The Cloisters

A Medieval Menagerie

There are many different kinds of animals at The Cloisters—some real and some imaginary. Find these creatures in artwork throughout the Museum, and learn what people in the Middle Ages thought about them.

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.