Lyon Attractions

Lyon Musee des Beaux Arts

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Lyon's elegant Museum of Fine Art (Musee des Beaux Arts) is housed in a 17th-century palace that was designed for the Royal Abbess of the Dames de Saint Pierre and later remodeled to outrageous ...  Read more

African Museum of Lyon

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The oldest museum in France specifically dedicated to Africa, the African Museum of Lyon (Musée Africain) was founded in 1863 by the Société des Missions Africaines as a place for ...  Read more

Centre d'Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation

After Northern France fell to the Nazis, Lyon became the seat of the French Resistance. Information, arms, and supplies flowed across the mountains and into the city, where the nation's bravest ...  Read more

Lumière Institute

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When Lyon brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière created the world’s first “cinématographe” in 1895, it sparked the beginning of film. At the Lumière Institute, in the grand family home ...  Read more

Modern Art Museum

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Based in the Cité Internationale district by the river Rhône, Lyon’s Museum of Modern Art (Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon) showcases contemporary artworks by an international ...  Read more

Museum of Fine Arts

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Lyon’s Museum of Fine Art (Musée des beaux-arts de Lyon) is one of Europe’s most important museums. With over 70 rooms, the huge permanent collection spans Ancient Greece and Egypt right up to ...  Read more

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