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Museum of the Resistance

14 avenue Berthelot, 69007, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 73 99 00
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A museum and depository of historical documents regarding the French resistance to Nazi occupation, of which Lyon played a central role.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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14 avenue Berthelot, 69007, Lyon, France
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+33 4 72 73 99 00
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

The terrifying history of the Nazi occupation of France, as well as the treacherous actions of the Vichy government is detailed extremely well. Additionally, the courageous actions of the Resistance is explained. I didn't realize just how organized the Resistance was and how these volunteer...More

1  Thank barbaraw628
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I highly recommend a visit to this museum. It is done so tastefully and emotionally charged. The film interviews in French and or English bring the situation alive. The men and women (many women) who risked everything including their lives and the lives of those...More

1  Thank susi6282
Reviewed 14 August 2017

While in Lyon, my husband and I went off on our own with a friend and went to the Museum of Resistance. It was full of artifacts, displays, video and audio on the resistance during WWII. After reading the book the Nightengale, this museum highlighted...More

Thank jdwork
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This museum provides great insight to the lives of those that fought in the background against the Nazi and Vichy regimes. The audio guide is required if you want to truly explore the museum in depth. Their are additional items to listen to and view...More

1  Thank thirketf
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We visited the Museum of the Resistance during a recent business trip to Lyon, lovely place, well worth the visit, go if you get the chance!

Thank Jacmac00
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I must admit I was apprehensive about going, figuring I'd need a box of kleenex. The people who put all this together in the very place where Karl Barbie, the Nazi butcher of Lyon, did an incredible job. They tried hard it seems to be...More

1  Thank Carla R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Not exactly easy to find, but worth a trip. The audio guide is a must. The exhibits do not make sense with the audio guide. If you want to see the stuff on Klaus Barbie you need to check the times of movie showings in...More

Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Although the topic is well documented the museum is very interesting and well worth a visit,make sure to take the headset for the full experience and watch the Barbie trial,though it is heart rendering.

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Holocaust museums are not easy. Nor is it easy to confront the Vichy regime' complicity in the deportations and genocide. But this museum does a good job of telling the story, while also teaching of the brave men and women who resisted (and often died)....More

Thank CanadianG
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A visit here should be compulsory for all. A very well presented and thought out museum showing the horrors perpetrated during the Second World War. Whilst we visited there was an exhibition showing excerpts from the trial of the Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie during...More

Thank miffers2000
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ViolaJoy
16 July 2017|
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Response from VADCMDtonian | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the maturity of the children I think. As for the audio guide I have no idea, but as I mentioned in my review it's some heavy subject matter, mostly dealing alot with the deportation. One of the first... More
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Dublinan
26 November 2016|
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Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Centre is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
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46nim2016
13 September 2016|
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Response from BelfastDubs | Reviewed this property |
Dear 46nim2016 Sorry, I've only just noticed your question now! I believe the museum was opened in 1992.
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