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La Maison des Canuts

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La Maison des Canuts © Maison des Canuts
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La Maison des Canuts opens the doors of its workshop to the public. Brocade, velvet or figured silk... The secrets of these exceptional silks will be revealed as the techniques used are demonstrated on a Jacquard weaving loom.
The exhibition rooms reveal how gold thread is produced, the life-cycle of a silkworm, the contribution of the Canut silk-workers to society, the invention of the Jacquard loom and the realities of the modern textile industry. Demonstrations are given during guided tours. History of the Canut silk-workers, and the human, social and architectural history of the Croix-Rousse. Guided tours from Monday to Saturday, 11 am to 3.30 pm.

Services

Shop, Guided tours

Contact details

10/12 rue d'Ivry 69004 Lyon 4ème

Tel. : 04 78 28 62 04

Rates

Adult: 2 €
Student: 1 €.
Free entry for children < 11 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Guided tours : € 7; € 4 for students and school; free with Lyon City Card. Even for the only alleyways.
Combined ticket visit Maison des Canuts + alleyways: € 12; € 7 pupils and students.

Opening times

Every day throughout the year between 10 AM and 6.30 PM.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
Closed on bank hols.

Booking

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