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Musee d'Histoire de Lyon, Lyon

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Follow Lyon's evolution from the middle ages to the 19th century at Musee d'Histoire de Lyon. Artifacts, sculptures, pottery, and paintings depict the beginnings of the city and highlight its expansion. For a whimsical twist, visit the first-floor collection of 2,000 marionettes constructed in the style of Guignol, a famous puppet master whose influence is still seen in modern-day puppets. To visit Musee d'Histoire de Lyon and other attractions in Lyon, use our Lyon trip itinerary builder.
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  • Museum to do to understand the history of the city - the visit ends with the Guignol puppets
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  • After visiting the Museum "romano" with this I completed all the history of Lyon. Very interesting and comprehensive in order to better understand the history of this beautiful city. I highly recommend using the audioguide
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  • you will walk in the rooms restored to this particular hotel transformed into a Museum and you will discover the history of the city of Lyon capital cultural and commercial
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