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Lyon and the Alps Sights

Musée Gallo-Romain de Fourvière (Gallo-Roman Museum)

Updated 04/15/2014

Fodor's Review

Since 1933, systematic excavations have unearthed vestiges of Lyon's opulent Roman precursor. The statues, mosaics, vases, coins, and tombstones are excellently displayed in this partially subterranean museum next to the Roman theaters. The large, bronze Table Claudienne is inscribed with part of Emperor Claudius's address to the Roman Senate in AD 48, conferring senatorial rights on the Roman citizens of Gaul.

Sight Information

Address:

17 rue Clébert, Lyon, 69005, France

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Phone:

/04–72–38–81–90

Sight Details:

  • €4
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–6

Updated 04/15/2014

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