Automobile Museum Henri Malartre

On the banks of the Saône, 11km north of Lyon, the Rochetaillée-sur-Saône castle Belle-époque and its 3 ha wooded park, houses the collections of cars, cycles, old motorcycles and Henri Malartre's Lyon public transport.

Last updated date : 30/06/2018
Open from Tue. to Sun. and bank holidays: 10:30 AM-6 PM (ticket office closed at 5 PM). 3rd Fri. of the month: 1 PM-6 PM. Closed on Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st.
Automobile Museum Henri Malartre Château de Rochetaillée 645 rue du Musée - 69270 Rochetaillée-sur-Saône
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This 2500m² museum retraces the universe of automobiles, motorbikes and bicycles in the unique and magical setting of a castle on the banks of the Saône, a 15th century. castle belonging to the former Counts of Lyon.

Created by Henri Malartre in 1959, it became one of Lyon's museums in 1972. Henri Malartre (1905-2005) was the son of Victor Malartre, an automobile enthusiast who ran a local boiler-making and steel frame business.
There are 150 cars in the château, dating from 1890 to 1986, 20 of which are unique models. On the first and second floors: 40 motorbikes from 1903 to 1955 and 31 bicycles from 1818 to 1960.
Gordini Hall: racing cars
Public Transport Hall: trams, trains, the "Ficelle" funicular from Fourvière.
More than 120 period posters, engines and old accessories (nearly 1000 collector's items).

Shop. Children's games and picnic area.
3-hectare park (events are organized on certain Sundays of the month).

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Openings
  • Open from Tue. to Sun. and bank holidays: 10:30 AM-6 PM (ticket office closed at 5 PM). 3rd Fri. of the month: 1 PM-6 PM. Closed on Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st.
Prices
  • Adult: 6 €
    Student: 4 € (<25 years old)
    Set price group adults: 80 to 160 €
    Group adults: 55 to 320 €
    Group children: 30 to 135 €

    Free with Lyon City Card and for disabled persons and guide.
    City Museum Card 25 €/year, valid for temporary exhibitions, free for unemployed, disabled pers. and free for inhabitants of twin cities.
    Culture Card: € 38/year
    Youth card Culture (18-25 years): € 15/year.
  • Included with the Lyon City Card
Accessibility
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
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Automobile Museum Henri Malartre

Château de Rochetaillée 645 rue du Musée - 69270 Rochetaillée-sur-Saône

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