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Museums

Museums are living spaces of discovery and a sharing of culture to its preservation. Museums stimulate change from the past and are accessible and responsive to diverse audiences.

They showcase a range of different activities such as; tours, workshops, lectures, story-telling and other art forms such as performing arts.

Audio guides, tours or internactive mobile applications allow you to immerce yourself in the treasures of each individual museum.

From the Gallo Roman Civilisation, to the history of the silk and textile museums, there is something for everyone. You can choose from the famous Guignol puppet museum, or the Lumière museum dedicated to cinema or the Natural History museum. When you visit these museums, you are sure in for a treat! 

Maison Natale du Curé d'Ars
Birthplace of the Cure of Ars

Jean-Marie Vianney was born here on May 8th, 1786 and stayed until the age of 20. He was then promoted to parish priest in Ars-en-Dombes in February 1818. Property of one of his great-grandnephews, the period furniture and fittings (18th century)...
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Le Hameau Duboeuf
The Hameau Duboeuf

The first oenology park in the Beaujolais. Wine-lovers, history enthusiasts or garden lovers...treat yourself to the generous and varied nature of this really exceptional property.
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Institut d'Art Contemporain  IAC
Institut d'Art Contemporain - IAC

The Institute of Contemporary Art creates and conducts research into contemporary art, organises exhibitions and events and puts together internationally-renowned collections of works, in a gallery renovated for every show.
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L’Aéromusée
L’Aéromusée

In two rooms of the Fort de Bron, aviation and Bron aerodrome history enthusiasts have created a collection of a significant amount of iconographical documents as well as items such as propellers, aircraft instruments and even landing gears.
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La Maison Hosotte
Maison Hosotte

The Maison Hosotte, run by the Amis du Vieux Grigny, exhibits collections of ancient items that form the history of the town in this restored former pastry store: earthenware, hats, old photos, etc.
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Le Petit Musée de Guignol
The Guignol Little Museum

In this small museum, Guignol is king! You will discover a wide collection of puppets and other unique items bearing the image of small wooden Lyon.
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Musée des Moulages (MuMo)
Museum of Ancient Art Castings

Created in 1899 in a former shed-roofed textile factory with a large depot in which it is housed, the museum exhibits a large collection of ancient, medieval, renaissance and modern castings: approx. 2000 items.
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Lyon City Card Admission to 21 museums is free with the Lyon City Card