Museums/Galleries in Lyon and the Alps

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Museums/Galleries in Lyon and the Alps

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Centre d'Histoire de la Résistance et de la Déportation
During World War II, especially after 1942, Lyon played an important...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Institut Lumière
On the site where the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, invented...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Maison des Canuts
Despite the industrialization of silk and textile production...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée Alpin
Chamonix was little more than a quiet mountain village until...
Museums / Galleries Chamonix–Mont-Blanc
 
Musée Archéologique
The Roman Temple of Diana (second to third century AD) now houses...
Museums / Galleries Aix-les-Bains
 
Musée Dauphinois
On the north side of the River Isère is Rue Maurice-Gignoux...
Museums / Galleries Grenoble
 
Musée de Grenoble
Place de Lavalette—on the south side of the river, where most...
Museums / Galleries Grenoble
 
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Housed in an 18th-century mansion, the museum has fine collections...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée des Beaux-Arts
In the elegant 17th-century Palais St-Pierre, formerly a Benedictine...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée des Confluences
This innovative new glass-and-titanium museum—an architectural...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée des Mariniers du Rhône
Life on the water is depicted at the Musée des Mariniers du Rhône...
Museums / Galleries Serrières
 
Musée du Vieux Pérouges
The Musée du Vieux Pérouges, to one side of the Place de la Halle...
Museums / Galleries Pérouges
 
Musée Gallo-Romain de Fourvière
Since 1933, systematic excavations have unearthed vestiges of...
Museums / Galleries Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
 
Musée Historique des Tissus
A sister museum to the Arts Décoratifs, this one is dedicated...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée Stendhal
This newly opened museum, established in Stendhal's grandfather's...
Museums / Galleries Grenoble
 
Musée Urbain Tony Garnier
Built between 1920 and 1933, this project (also known as the...
Museums / Galleries Presqu'île and the Croix Rousse District
 
Musée-Château d'Annecy
Crowning the city is one of France's most gorgeous castles, the...
Museums / Galleries Annecy
 
Musées Gadagne
These two museums are housed in the city's largest ensemble of...
Museums / Galleries Vieux Lyon and Fourvière
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