Association Soierie Vivante, Lyon

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#19 of 26 in Museums in Lyon
A fascinating demonstration about a major Lyon industry, Association Soierie Vivante provides a chance to discover two weaving workshops from the 19th century. No booking is needed to enjoy this organized guided visit. The tour is an ideal way to learn something about the area's rich history and discover a few secrets about a trade now largely abandoned. The guides speak English and will answer any question you might have about the process of weaving. Bring the kids if they're at all into old machines that actually make something you can instantly see and use. Plan your visit to Association Soierie Vivante and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lyon travel itinerary planner .
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  • Short visit that s "associated with a double visit richer in explanations. The goal, help this association, which has the merit of keep these workshops of weaving. See if you have no knowledge of looms.
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  • I had a great pleasure to visit these places. See and hear operate machinery: awesome. I loved see the TRIMs made "at the time" once, I would have liked to learn and work in these workshops, less live on-site. Volunteers that drive the visit are passionate and exciting. go fast!
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  • I really enjoyed my visit to the association's two workshops! It was very interesting to learn more about the history of weaving and how it shaped Lyon's economic and social past. It was cool to see f...  more »
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  • Essential visit to the Croix Rousse: living out
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  • An association that preserves the heritage of looms in Lyon (especially the trimmings). We must support them
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  • Historic must-visit site
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  • Good explanations and friendly guide.
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