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Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization

17 rue Cleberg, 69005, Lyon, France
0472384930
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This museum of artwork, weapons, coins and other artifacts from ancient Rome is a reflection of Lyon's Roman past.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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17 rue Cleberg, 69005, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Archeology yielded rich troves of Lyon's ancient past and the artefacts are very well lit, captioned and displayed. I also enjoyed the modern architecture and its airy spaces although the whole museum is underground.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Audio tour is recommended; Cheap; Takes around a hour; Cool visualisation/model; Adds a whole chapter to the history of Lyon, one i didn't know; Interesting surrounding which you can't miss out on;

Thank Thijn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An inexpensive informative way to learn about the early history of Lyon (Lugdunum). The included audio guide was very informative and the displays were well preserved/restored. A good way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Impressive collection of Roman artifacts found in Lyon, formerly Lugdunum during Roman times. Just a few euros for entrance, which included the audioguide. We spent over an hour here. The museum building itself was modern and uncluttered, and interesting in itself.

Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Hidden in the hill is collection of antiuities from Lyon. Comprehensive display of things that last several thousand years and more plus the ruin, The whole area has a history. It's on the top of a hill if you are going to walk.

Thank TasArb
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The museum shows a lot of the artifacts from the Roman ruins. Very informative and some interesting details and information provided. Beautiful views out onto the ruins.

Thank PretoriaTravelfreak
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is an outstanding museum. It's right next to the great amphitheater, which you walk through alongside the stage in order to enter. I believe it was very recently completed, and the design, lighting, displays, are all of the first order. The English-language signage is...More

Thank Isabel089
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This museum is a wonderful display of sophisticated Roman life as it existed in Gaul during the empire. Beautiful mosaic floors, stoneware, statuary and items of luxury and daily living are very nicely displayed and visible from multiple levels as one tours the museum on...More

Thank Jim4892016
Reviewed 13 June 2017

4 floors of antiquities! Takes you right back 2000 years. So well displayed and interesting. Make plenty of time as this museum is well worth at least 1/2 a day to explore. Right next to the Forum.

Thank MazADaz
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I wish I had spent more time viewing all of the exhibits. The architect did a marvelous job capturing the intent of the many exhibits. The mosaics were exquisite.

Thank Jamie D
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