La Maison des Canuts

La Maison des Canuts opens the doors of its workshop to the public. Brocade, velvet or figured silk... The secrets of these exceptional silks will be revealed as the techniques used are demonstrated on a Jacquard weaving loom.

Last updated date : 14/12/2018
Open from Mon. to Sat.: 10 AM-6.30 PM (til 5 PM on Dec. 24th and 31st.). Closed on bank holidays except Pentecost Mon.
La Maison des Canuts 10/12 rue d'Ivry - 69004 Lyon 4ème
Maison des Canuts

The exhibition rooms reveal how gold thread is produced, the life-cycle of a silkworm, the contribution of the Canut silk-workers to society, the invention of the Jacquard loom and the realities of the modern textile industry. Demonstrations are given during guided tours. History of the Canut silk-workers, and the human, social and architectural history of the Croix-Rousse. Guided tours from Monday to Saturday, 11 am to 3.30 pm.

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Openings
  • Open from Mon. to Sat.: 10 AM-6.30 PM (til 5 PM on Dec. 24th and 31st.). Closed on bank holidays except Pentecost Mon.
Prices
  • Adult: from 2 €
    Student: from 1 €.

    Free entry for children < 11 years.
    Group rate available for > 10 people.

    Guided tours : € 7.50; € 4.50 for students and school; free with Lyon City Card. Even for the only alleyways.
    Combined ticket visit Maison des Canuts + alleyways: € 13; € 8 pupils and students.
  • Included with the Lyon City Card
Accessibility
  • Mental disability
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 20 m from the site
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
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La Maison des Canuts

10/12 rue d'Ivry - 69004 Lyon 4ème

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