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 on your holiday in Lyon, and find out what else Lyon has to offer, use our Lyon travel itinerary planner .
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  • It is a good Museum because it has the history of Lyon. It is very well documented, the problem is that you have to feel passion for history that it really catches your attention. Recommended only if you have time or if you love history. The staff is very friendly. And a curious fact is the Museum of puppets inside.
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  • You needed to buy a combined ticket for the history museum and the marionette museum. We walked quickly through the marionette museum that was not of interest to us. For the history museum they provid...  more »
  • From the hotel even walk you can discover much of Lyon. Tram and subway allow you to easily increase your scope of visits.
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