Activities

Musée Miniature et Cinéma

The Art of the Miniature Famed miniaturist Dan Ohlmann created the Musée Miniature et Cinéma to celebrate all things tiny. Visitors can peer into more…

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Roman Theaters of Lyon

Ancient Roman Drama At the height of its power, the Roman Empire stretched all across the European continent. To the Romans, France was known as…

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Testut Latarjet Museum

Museum of Horrors From Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum to Los Angeles’ Museum of Death, there are many galleries around the world that display medical oddities. Lyon’s…

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Traboules Secret Passages

Twist and Turn through Historic Lyon In the past, the silk trade dominated the city of Lyon. The silk workers originally built a series of…

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Musée Lumière

The History of Cinema Building on the work of inventors like Edison, the brothers Louis and Auguste Lumière are widely credited with the invention of…

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Musée des Confluences

Confluences of Humanity and Nature Appropriately located where the Rhône and Saône rivers merge, Lyon’s Musée des Confluences is really three museums in one. It’s…

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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

Make the Pilgrimage to a Holy Site Lyon’s Fourvière Hill has had great religious significance for centuries. From the martyrdom of Saint Pothin to the…

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Le Théâtre des Célestins

Culture built on a religious foundation–literally. Le Théâtre des Célestins is a major theater in Lyon, where visitors can see a variety of plays each…

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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Beaux-Arts in a Belle Ville When people try to name French museums, The Louvre in Paris is probably the one they think of most often.…

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Bartholdi Fountain

Early work of a talented French sculptor Frédéric Bartholdi designed this powerful fountain when he was only 23 years old. Initially all interested bidders considered…

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