We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif

34 rue de la Charite | Sauf jours fériés, dimanches de Pâques et de Pentecôte., 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 38 42 00
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Lyon City Card
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
A historic collection of textiles and decorative arts.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“silk industry” (15 reviews)
“on display” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
34 rue de la Charite | Sauf jours fériés, dimanches de Pâques et de Pentecôte., 69002, Lyon, France
Carnot - Gailleton
+33 4 78 38 42 00
Write a Review
Reviews (438)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

karen loved this and i found it very interesting and worth the hour or two we spent there. some very interesting examples of Art and Fabric

Thank Errol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, since Alton was once the silk capital of the world, I really expected a lot more. The collection is very limited and not that exciting to view. As much as I love textiles, I would pass. Thankfully it was a few blocks from my...More

Thank sandranazzal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are some amazing materials, beautiful embroidery, interesting history (brush up your French before you visit, it's a small specialist museum don't expect it to have the funds to cater for other languages, a bit like English museums...). A bit disappointed that there was not...More

Thank nathaliebeaminster
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very nice collection of fabrics made in Lyon, displayed in chronological order. The preparation of a new temporary exhibition prevents to visit the first floor and the contemporary collections. The entrance fee is therefore reduced and allows to visit the Arts decoratifs museum, ... If...More

Thank ceriseging
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Amazing Embroideries which Napoleon's mark,Wall of Antoinette’s room eutectic. Very interesting and Gorgeous craftsman works!!

Thank Dietcoker
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A truly fantastic museum if you are into textiles and decorative arts. The curatorial approach is handled with care but for non French speaking people there is NO English or other language descriptions or audio guides. A real pity! Also why forbid photography within the...More

Thank PugsleyJ
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My wife is an avid worker of fabric from embroidery to quilting and all things between than involve fabric so this should have been a highlight of our visit to Lyon, along with silk manufacture. We paid our, admittedly reduced, entrance fee of €7.50 but,...More

Thank KeithWW419
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Of the two museums housed here, the silk museum is the more interesting, in fact amazing. Such beautiful, beautiful things woven with a skill that is hard to imagine. Think of it: It there are six shades in a bird's wing, each one of those...More

Thank Travelinggirl785
Reviewed 6 June 2017

There are a lot of things on display showing the skills of the various artisans of the history of Lyong. No descriptions of any items except in technical French, so I couldn't understand anything. My wife seemed to enjoy it. I wanted to learn more...More

Thank Mainzigartig
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Decorative Arts Museum has rooms decorated in different styles on three levels. Due to the very dim lighting, in order to protect a lot of the delicate silk fabrics, it is sometimes very hard to get a good view. A dark painting becomes even...More

3  Thank Berichthier214
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Le Poelon d'Or
511 reviews
.07 km away
223 reviews
.05 km away
Le Vivarais
283 reviews
.11 km away
La Table de Suzanne
366 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lyon Tourist Office
504 reviews
.42 km away
Abbaye de Saint Martin d'Ainay
51 reviews
.36 km away
Flower Tree
62 reviews
.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines