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This museum should be on any list of a fan of Lyon!

If you're wondering how Lyon got to where it is today, this is the museum for you! Lyon has a... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Liz R
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Enjoy the architecture for free

We had no time to visit inside the museums but just to enter the inner courtyard and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Sarah B
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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May 13, 2018
“This museum should be on any list of a fan of Lyon!”
Jan 6, 2018
“Enjoy the architecture for free”
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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
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Place du petit College, 69005, Lyon, France
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+33 4 78 42 03 61
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

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

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

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

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

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

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