A great museum at the confluence of rivers and knowledge...

It is one of the latest great contemporary museums which alone are enough to justify a trip to Lyon.
So of course, you wouldn't miss this visit for anything!

Last updated date : 01/07/2020
Re-opening Post COVID-19 June, 2, 2020 From Tuesday to Friday : 11 am - 7 pm
Musée des Confluences 86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème

To begin with, the museum's architecture is incredible! It is made of glass, concrete and stainless steel and stands erect like a beacon on the headland, at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers.
Such a building could only house an exceptional museum that of the confluence of scientific, technical and societal knowledge, encompassing Earth, humanity, history and geography. In other words, it is a door that opens out onto the world, the universe and knowledge in general. How fascinating is that! 
It opens up a whole host of possibilities and promises many a discovery!
This is an essential step in Lyon's cultural landscape. It has lots of surprises in store for us and is an opportunity to travel and grow.

Useful tip

Access to the Museum and its exhibitions is included in the Lyon City Card, which also enables users to beat the queue!

Additional information...

In parallel to the museum's permanent itinerary there are temporary exhibitions, important artistic and scientific conferences, world music concerts, thematic weeks and various events.
Late night opening until 10 pm every Thursday, with special activities.
The museum also boasts a bookshop store, brasserie and café.

Children - Musée des Confluences

Children in the Musée des Confluences © Quentin Lafont

Serenity Charter Commitments

The team of the Musée des Confluences is pleased to announce the reopening of the museum, in strict compliance with the rules of hygiene and protection. In this context the measures put in place are the following: Limitation of gauges of the museum and exhibition spaces, booking of tickets on internet, setting up of traffic axes, wearing of the mask obligatory for all from 12 years old, systematic disinfection of shared areas and provision of hydro-alcoholic gel, suitable cloakroom
The teams of the Musée des Confluences are mobilizing to make content on the museum and its extraordinary collections available to Internet users: quizzes on the mysteries of the collections, broadcasts of scientific conferences, virtual visits of exhibitions, tales


Useful tips

  • Re-opening Post COVID-19 June, 2, 2020
    From Tuesday to Friday : 11 am - 7 pm
    From Saturday to Sunday : 10 am - 7 pm
  • Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.

    €9 - adult
    €6 - reduced price and from 17:00
    €5 – young adults aged 18-25
    Free with Lyon City Card
    € 7 – group rate,10 or more adults (solely by reservation).
  • Included with the Lyon City Card
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
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Musée des Confluences

86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème

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