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“This museum should be on any list of a fan of Lyon!”
Jan 6, 2018
“Enjoy the architecture for free”
Located in the heart of Vieux-Lyon, the Gadagne complex is a magnificent example of Renaissance architecture housing two major museums. Lyon history museum A key resource for understanding the city,from the capital of Gaul to the 21st century...more
If you're wondering how Lyon got to where it is today, this is the museum for you! Lyon has a time-honored tradition of reinventing itself, and this exhibit takes you through these many reinventions. I particularly enjoyed learning that Lyon had a single mayor for...More
My favourite museum in Lyon covering the city's extensive history. I spent a good 3 hours here and it gave me a great base to go see the city's other top attractions like the Roman ruins and the old town. I especially enjoyed the in-focus...More
We had no time to visit inside the museums but just to enter the inner courtyard and enjoy the magnificence of the buildings and the wealth of the merchant family who could afford to create such a place