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Cluny Abbey
Full price €50 / Admission + gourmet meal €175

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Every year since 1935, the Arts et Métiers de Cluny Grand Gala has been organised by the school's first and second year engineering students. For the 86th editionJoin us for an exceptional evening at the thousand-year-old Abbey of Cluny.

With more than 4500 gueststhe Grand Gala de Cluny, France's largest civilian gala, is also one of its most prestigious. Come and enjoy yourself in an atmosphere that combines concerts and fashion showstake advantage of thecar show or theincredible fireworks under the starry sky of Cluny. With a glass of champagne in hand, discover the 16 atmospheres in the 16 rooms of the Abbey, specially decorated for the occasion.



  • Mr. Dress code: dark suit and bow tie compulsory, ties not accepted. (Bow ties will be on sale at the entrance in case you forget.
  • Mrs. : long evening dress, knees not visible.

Have you always wanted to go backstage at the Grand Gala?

Get a sneak preview of the 16 unique setsThese are the highlights of the 86th Grand Gala des Arts et Métiers in Cluny...

Join us on 25 May from 6pm to 8pm for an exclusive guided tour!


87th Grand Gala des Arts et Métiers de Cluny

Cluny Abbey
Rue du 11 Aout 1944
71250 CLUNY
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Special rates for visits to Cluny Abbey

As in previous years, special rates have been introduced for visits to Cluny Abbey during the week of the Grand Gala... Preparations for this major event are disrupting the tour route, with noise and aesthetic pollution caused by the installation of the sets.

A reduced rate will therefore be offered for the period from Monday 22 to Monday 29 May inclusive at €7.50 instead of the usual €9.50.


SATURDAY 27/05/2023 :

  • The abbey is open from 9.30am to 2pm. last entry at 1pm
  • The museum will remain open as normal
  • Free admission to the abbey and museum all day.
  • Audioguides will not be available on this day.
  • The farinier/cellier will be closed to visitors all morning.


SUNDAY 28/05/2023 :

  • Opening of the abbey at 2pm
  • The museum will remain open as normal

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