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The people of Lyon love their history, language and culture as do all the French. This museum is great and in depth about history and culture if you are in to it. If you like superficial, fake news, fake history and fake culture skip this...More
You needed to buy a combined ticket for the history museum and the marionette museum. We walked quickly through the marionette museum that was not of interest to us. For the history museum they provide a free audio guide. We didn't find the history museum...More
I took the audio guide which helps a lot in going through the museum and explains the history in a nutshell. It was an amazing journey. Well explained and the artefacts on display were pertinent and super well conserved.
This is a good opportunity to learn about the history of Lyon. Furthermore the museum offers you a great look into the Renaissance house of a very rich family. There are also all kind of puppets from all over the world.
As a rule, you should never miss history museums, and all the more in Lyon. The museum is set in one of the oldest and prettiest buildings in Vieux-Lyon. The icing on the cake : the Puppets of the World Museum is housed next door...More
My advice, dedicate a whole day to visit both museums in the building.
Definitely worth it.
And because I regretted going on my 4th trip to Lyon, I would advise you to make it one of the first attractions you visit, it'll all get a...More