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Family Workshop at The Cloisters

The Medieval Garden

Learn how plants were used for healing, medicine, food, and artist's materials in the Middle Ages. Experience the plants growing in The Cloisters' gardens and look at plants in artworks in the galleries to discover their meanings for medieval people.

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.