Musée des Confluences
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Musée des Confluences in Lyon

Situated at the tip of the Lyon peninsula, the Musée des Confluences is an absolute must-see in Lyon. Set in the heart of a monumental structure of me...

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Museums

A must in Lyon, the Musée des Confluences tells the history of man and living things. A first in the world of European museums, it sets up a...

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Available in: English
$ 10
History & heritage tours

Lyon's urbanization was achieved through major projects such as the one of the sculptor Michel Antoine Perrache at the end of the 18th centu...

Duration
2 hours
Available in: French
$ 17
Attraction passes

Get the most of Lyon in one single card! Chose the option that best suits you from 1 to 4 days pass and get free unlimited access to the ent...

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Flexible
Available in: English
$ 30
History & heritage tours

Lyon's urbanization was achieved through major projects such as the one of the sculptor Michel Antoine Perrache at the end of the 18th centu...

Duration
2 hours
Available in: English
$ 156
Walking tours

Lyon's urbanization was achieved through major projects such as the one of the sculptor Michel Antoine Perrache at the end of the 18th centu...

Duration
2 hours
Available in: English
$ 72
Attraction passes
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With the Lyon City Card special Rhonexpress, the gates to France's second biggest city are open! Save time and money while discovering its s...

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$ 48
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The best of Lyon is a pass! This hop-on hop-off tour brings you around the city to discover its main highlights. Hop on and off as often as ...

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1 hour, 30 minutes
Available in: English
$ 23

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The inside story

Situated at the tip of the Lyon peninsula, the Musée des Confluences is an absolute must-see in Lyon. Set in the heart of a monumental structure of metal and glass, which is a real architectural masterpiece, the Musée des Confluences presents a journey through time and across continents to observe the world around us.

The museum includes collections of natural science, anthropology, and Earth Sciences of the Musée d'histoire naturelle - Guimet. These collections will be supplemented by temporary and thematic exhibitions

The four major permanent exhibitions are called "Origins - Stories of the World", "Species - the Web of Life", "Societies - Human theatre," and "Eternities - Visions of the beyond".

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How to get there

Musée des Confluences 86 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon Lyon
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