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Musée Lumière

Musée Lumiere ©
On the site on which cinematography was born, the museum presents the story of the Lumière Brothers’ inventions thanks to projections and interactive features on four floors of the Château Lumière, the home of Antoine, father of the two famous inventors.
In the very birthplace of cinematography : projections of Lumière films with commentary, the first cameras, colour and 3D photographs, etc.


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Contact details

25 rue du Premier-Film Place Ambroise Courtois 69008 Lyon 8ème

Tel. : 04 78 78 18 95

Fax. : 04 78 78 18 94


Adult: 7 €
Child: 6 € ( Free entry for children < 7 years).
Job seeker: 6 € (and seniors >60 years old)
Large family: 5.50 €.
PASS CITE : free for inhabitants of the twin cities.
Free entrance with Lyon City Card.

Opening times

Open Tue. to Sun.: 10 am-6:30 pm. Open on Easter Mon., May 8th and Whit Mon. Closed on Jan. 1st, May 1st , Dec. 25th.


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