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Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, Lyon

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon was one of the richest Roman-Gaul settlements when the Roman empire was at its prime. Many centuries later, this Roman city was rediscovered and converted into a museum. You can climb around the ruins and explore the contemporary museum, where you’ll learn the stories of the people, both Roman and Gaul, who lived here. Plan to visit Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon during your Lyon vacation using our convenient Lyon vacation builder.
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  • Built into the hill, which subdues the Brutalist style of the building, it offers wonderful insights into the Roman history of Lyon and its surroundings. An amazing number of antiquities have been rec...  read more »
  • Very interesting and informative, it explains well the history of Lyon. There are beautiful mosaics. To know: Thursday it's FREE
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  • Nice museum illuminating Lyon's illustrious past as Roman outpost, and later, capital of Gaul. The treasure is the "Claudian Tablets," 2000 year old bronze tablets with a speech by Roman Emperor Claud...  read more »
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