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Le Petit Musée de Guignol, Lyon

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A delightful curiosity hidden on a side street, Le Petit Musée de Guignol pays tribute to Guignol, one of the world's greatest puppet makers and masters. Your movement within the museum makes displays operational. When a display lights up, choose your language, then it will give you information. Don't miss the basement exhibit of themed puppets. Be sure to ask questions: the staff is known to share entertaining anecdotes for each puppet archetype displayed. See Le Petit Musée de Guignol and all Lyon has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lyon vacation route planner.
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  • Shop puppets and puppet derivatives or is also the clown museum visit remains relatively quickly made it's making the puppets and their evolution
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  • at the bend of a pharmacy, like trinkets at the bottom stand, there is a small museum dedicated to Guignol. It's just amazing, not to be missed, for big and small also.
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  • A disclaimer; I am a professional puppeteer, so seeing the oldest known Guignol puppet was very exciting for me. Guignol is a famous character similar to Punch in England or Pulchinelle in Italy (I ma...  more »