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

Through its permanent and temporary exhibitions, the Musée des Confluences tells the story of humanity as part of the living world. It invites visitors to view the world with curiosity and wonder, taking them on a journey through time and across the continents.

Last updated date : 08/02/2024
From 01/01 to 31/12 Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
Musée des Confluences 86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème
Musée des Confluences

Standing between the rivers Rhône and Saône, come and discover a spectacular piece of architecture designed by the Austrian firm CoopHimmelb(l)au.
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.

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Openings
  • From 01/01 to 31/12
    Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10.30 am and 6.30 pm.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
    Open 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.
Prices
  • Full price: 12 €
    Reduced price: 7 €
    Adult: 7 € (from 18 to 25 years old).

    Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.

    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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