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Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif

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Address: 34 rue de la Charite, 69002 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 33 04 78 38 42 00
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Description: A historic collection of textiles and decorative arts.
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Intesting testile museum

Unfortunately, more than half of the famous Textile museum was closed, so we only saw a bit of the collection. Dec arts rooms are nice, but overcrowded and lacking labels and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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123 reviews 123 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Unfortunately, more than half of the famous Textile museum was closed, so we only saw a bit of the collection. Dec arts rooms are nice, but overcrowded and lacking labels and intelligent data.

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Australia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Enjoyed the collection here - some beautiful costumes to be seen from Lyon Opera etc and across courtyard was a building with a collection of furniture and collectibles.

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Rouen
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

In Lyon over Easter, I fortunately had a CityCard allowing free access to this dark, dull museum in a decrepit-looking building. Poorly lit. Overheated. Illegible explanations in the dim light. Collections may be good but really unfavourably presented. Photos not allowed. Though a fervent museum-goer, I gave up trying to read notices and fled after about 20 frustrating minutes.No register... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Unfortunately the museum was being refurbished when we visited, which meant that (a) it was less accessible and (b) some of the galleries were closed. Despite this we really enjoyed our visit. Staff were very helpful and there are some beautiful exhibits.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

host a machine JACQUART which used card pierced ,a kind of memory code in order to make complexe motives of brocart and damas brodery.You can buy silk products like a tie but is pretty much expensive.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This badly needs an upgrade. It is a museum of record, not very suitable for the visitor, especially those disabled (no elevators). We can read French well, but some of the terminology is, of course, rather specialised, and so the overall intelligibility is low. some of the matieral is fascinating, but badly let down by poor presentation. Because the lights... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

visited this museum yesterday and was very impressed with the range of fabrics and embroidery as well as clothing from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century. The craftsmanship and detail of the embroidery was amazing, then you move across to the decorative arts with fine china, furniture and a display of life in China in the 19th century... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Musee de tissue , specialises, like the name implies, in fabrics. The city of Lyon is historically connected to the silk trade. The museum explores fabrics through the history of humankind. It is situated in a fine old building in the center of Lyon, which used to belong to the governor of Lyon. The subject matter might sound boring, but... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The 20 years of Opera costumes exhibit was installed here January 2014 and they anticipated it to be popular--so the end date was planned for September 2014…but lucky for me they extended the closing date to this January 2015! I am so glad I was able to see this magnificent collection of Art. The costumes are richly detailed and. of... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The museum is located in a magnificient building where used to live a Governor of Lyon in the 18th century. You visit the Museum of Arts Décoratifs as visiting an 18th century home. All the pieces of furniture, china collection, and objects are there in place just as if the people living in the house were still around. So many... More 

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