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An evening at the Museum of Fine Arts

On the first Friday of 4 months at the Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, opening hours will be extended to 10 pm.

Discover the unexpected charm of  touring a museum at night. 
The light and atmosphere are completely different during the evening…

If you happen to be in Lyon on the first Friday in the month, why not give it a go!

Each month, the Museum of Fine Arts proposes a special opportunity for you to discover a particular theme, exhibition or period in history.…

The visits are conducted in a relaxed atmosphere accompanied by features guaranteed to interest visitors of all ages. These are related to the evening's themes and can include stories, dancing, singing, concerts, or films, while the speakers present the selected works and exhibits.

Enjoy a relaxing cultural break at the museum between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Upcoming events

  • Friday 4th November 2016
  • Friday 2nd December 2016
  • Friday, 6th January 2017
  • Friday, 3rd February 2017
  • Friday, 3rd March 2017
  • Saturday 20th May 2017: The European Night of Museums (until 11:30 pm, admission free)
  • Friday 2nd June 2017

Useful Information

Standard price: €5
€3 from 18-25 year olds
Free admission for young people under the age of 18 and for disabled visitors. 
Free admission with the Lyon City Card 

Times for evening visits: from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
The museum's restaurant and shop will remain open for the occasion until 11 p.m.
Further information: +33 (0)4 72 10 17 40

See the programme on the site of the museum...

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Lyon City Card Admission to the Museum of Fine Arts is included in the Lyon City Card