Soierie Vivante - Atelier Municipal de Passementerie, Lyon

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A fascinating demonstration about a major Lyon industry, Soierie Vivante - Atelier Municipal de Passementerie 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 Soierie Vivante - Atelier Municipal de Passementerie and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lyon travel itinerary planner.
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  • Our private tour of the two former silk-weaving workshops unexpectedly turned out to be one of the highlights of my weekend in Lyon. Our charming guide, Blandine, spoke wonderfully clear French that.....  more »
  • A small, working exhibit of Lyon's famous silk industry. Free to go in and see, a small fee for guided tours. Great gift shop.  more »
  • I was happy to see this working loom located in an unairconditioned second floor space despite being in Lyon in July during a canicule! It is a vestige of Lyon's glorious silk heritage that must be.....  more »

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