A great museum at the confluence of rivers and knowledge...

Between the Rhone and the Saone, discover an audacious architecture at the tip of the Lyon peninsula. The Musée des Confluences tells the story of Human and the living. Unique in Europe, all the sciences there dialogue to better understand the world.

Last updated date : 28/07/2021
Open from Tue. to Sun. from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm and every day during school holidays in zone A. Ticket office closes at 5.45pm. Closing at 6pm on 24 and 31 December. Nocturne until 10pm every first Thursday of the month. Closed on 1 Jan. 1 1 May and 25 Dec.
Musée des Confluences 86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème
Musée des Confluences

Enjoy a unique experience within a monumental structure of metal and glass, following the great story of the human adventure from our origins to the present day. Venture on a journey through time and across continents and encounter endless curiosities: meteorites, pterodactyls, hummingbirds, female Homo sapiens, microscopes, Siberian tiger, Sputnik, Samurai armour and more.

The diversity and originality of the objects, the exceptional architecture of the building and the many spaces for relaxation promise a wondrous experience.

REMARK : The exhibition "Species, the mesh of life", located on level 2, room 22, will be closed from August 26 to September 9.

Serenity Charter Commitments

The team of the Musée des Confluences is pleased to announce the reopening of the museum, in strict compliance with the rules of hygiene and protection. In this context the measures put in place are the following: Limitation of gauges of the museum and exhibition spaces, booking of tickets on internet, setting up of traffic axes, wearing of the mask obligatory for all from 12 years old, systematic disinfection of shared areas and provision of hydro-alcoholic gel, suitable cloakroom
The teams of the Musée des Confluences are mobilizing to make content on the museum and its extraordinary collections available to Internet users: quizzes on the mysteries of the collections, broadcasts of scientific conferences, virtual visits of exhibitions, tales

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Openings
  • Open from Tue. to Sun. from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm and every day during school holidays in zone A. Ticket office closes at 5.45pm. Closing at 6pm on 24 and 31 December. Nocturne until 10pm every first Thursday of the month. Closed on 1 Jan. 1, 1 May and 25 Dec.
Prices
  • Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.

    €9 - adult
    €6 - reduced price
    €5 – young adults aged 18-25
    Free with Lyon City Card
    € 7 – group rate,10 or more adults (solely by reservation).
  • Included with the Lyon City Card
Accessibility
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

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Musée des Confluences

86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème

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