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Musee d'Histoire de Lyon

1 Place du petit College | à quelques centaines de metres du metro Vieux Myon, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 42 03 61
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1 Place du petit College | à quelques centaines de metres du metro Vieux Myon, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 42 03 61
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you are at all interested in the history of the city of Lyon, this is a very good museum. In English it is not easy to find the history of Lyon. I would highly recommend this museum. It is a very good city musuem

1  Thank Nancy882
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Not an original thought, but so true. This is part of the musées Gadagne. You can learn so much about Lyon history hear even if you do not speak French.

1  Thank AllyB72
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Also known as the Musee Gadagne this is an intriguing museum as it's housed in a 500 year old building in the heart of of Vieux Lyon below Fourviere Hill, but well adapted to modern standards in no way spoiling its own historic ambience. It...More

2  Thank observer2011
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We always enjoy a "city history museum". Carnavalet, History of London (those are world class). This museum is darn good. This museum has two different names: Musee d'Histoire de Lydon and Musees Gadagne. The signage pointing you toward the museum says "Musee Gadagne". Lyon has...More

Thank MiepGies
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Lyon used to be a very important textile city in Europe so it comes to no surprise they have a large history. The museum is well organised and makes it easy to understand everything. Very interesting.

Thank kimenbang
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Love this museum and the delightful women handing out audioguides. theh place is a wonderful history of lyon through the years and its silk and weaving industry that brought it wealth and power. Only take about 90 minutes or so to go through...Worth a visit...More

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

From reading other reviews I thought my visit would be quick so I took my time for the first 15 rooms. Then I realized there were 15 more to go and so rushed a bit. The 30 rooms wind from the basement to the top...More

1  Thank Coco B
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We visited only the puppet portion of the museum. Interesting history of the development of the Guignol marionette. Displays of puppets from Europe, Russia and Asia. Excellent English signage and laminated sheets in English.

Thank chinookgal
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This museum was included in our Lyon City Card pass, so as we were walking by we thought we'd pop in. Its clean, well organised and the displays are well arranged. Its also set up to accommodate wheelchairs and baby strollers as well. We spent...More

Thank MrsHarris3
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Nice and informative museum of Lyon with the helpful staff... You should also have a cup of coffee in its pleasant garden:))

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