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Dragons, unicorns, centaurs, and harpies are just a few of the fantastic beasts lurking in the galleries of The Cloisters. Come find these creatures and learn what people in the Middle Ages thought about them.
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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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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.
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