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Unmissable in Lyon, the musée des Confluences tells the story of mankind and the history of life. Unprecedented in the world of European museums, it sets up a dialogue between all the sciences to better understand the world. Live out a unique...more
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86 quai Perrache | 86 Quai Perrache, 69285, Lyon, France
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What better way to travel to a museum but on a boat from the excellent market along the banks of the Saône. Trouble is when you reach the Museum you are assailed by a steel and glass monstrosity with a vast windy, concreted undercourse with...More
I went here for a special exhibition on the Japanese spiritual world. It was very busy. So success for the museum. But the many people, given the lack of space, didn't help to see all the exhibits well. All these exhibits are of course aesthetically...More
Since other reviews talk amply of the excellent exhibits, let's consider in the pics here the striking exterior and interior of this museum devoted to..... Creation And Eternity (my summary, not theirs).
This area of Lyons is a marked departure from the old stone and...More
This is a striking modern building. Excellent exhibition on the top floor of the history of existence from the big bang to the present, with recognition of the broad ranges of human cultures. It's an important contrast to the absurd Arc "museum" in Kentucky.
The museum advised that there was a section suitable for children. There is nothing for them to touch or 'experience' - one of the two rooms suitable for children consists of hundreds of taxidermy animals. While it is interesting, it definitely isn't something you take...More
An excellent natural history museum & anthropology displays with lots to offer for non-French speakers. The mammoth was impressive and the kids loved the digital information displays.
Kids are free but still need a ticket.
Well worth a visit.
I have been quite impressed by the overall quality of the exhibitions, the in-depth, comprehensive and thought-provoking examination of our society, our history and nature. I could only say, kids in Lyon are quite blessed and privileged with museums of this standard. It is well...More