Beetles, extraordinary insects

These extraordinary insects.

From the 21st of December 2018 to the 28th of June 2020, head to the Musée des Confluences to discover the amazing world of tiny creatures... Not recommended for anyone with entomophobia !

Last updated date : 05/03/2019
From 21/12/2018 to 28/06/2020 between 11 AM and 7 PM except on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th. Closed on Monday. Thu. til 10 pm, Sat., Sun and bank hols from 10 am to 7 pm. On July 14th: 10 am-7 pm. Counters close 45 min. before.
Musée des Confluences 86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème

From the ladybird to the scarab, the Colorado beetle to the firefly, beetles amaze and impress through their size and surprising abilities. Found everywhere except in the Poles and oceans, these insects form part of our everyday lives and are the subject of many myths and beliefs around the world.

Bringing together scientific and artistic perspectives, this exhibition offers a chance to (re)discover these extraordinary creatures.
Entrance is free with the Lyon City Card.

Diaporama

Laetitia

Laetitia is a real ray of sunshine. Needless to say, there's no chance of getting bored when working by her side! Whether she's cheerful or glum, she's wont to burst into song, with tunes that tend to stick in your mind all day. Well where's the fun in a non-catchy song?

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Openings
  • From 21/12/2018 to 28/06/2020 between 11 AM and 7 PM except on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
    Closed on Monday.
    Thu. til 10 pm, Sat., Sun and bank hols from 10 am to 7 pm. On July 14th: 10 am-7 pm.
    Counters close 45 min. before.
Prices
  • Adult: 9 €, Student: 5 € (18-25 years.).

    One entrance fee for the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

    €6 – reduced price
    €5 – young adults aged 18-25
    Free for job seekers, RSA beneficiaries and social minima, disabled and their escorts, AAH and AEEH or holders of a disability card, voluntary civic service. Lyon City Card, national tour guide, ICOM card, Eurostar ticket (valid for 5 days after the go: 1 full price ticket purchased = 1 free ticket).

    € 7 – group rate (10 or more adults, by reservation)
    Reduced rates for everyone from 17:00 (tickets purchased on site only).
  • Included with the Lyon City Card

Musée des Confluences

86 quai Perrache - 69002 Lyon 2ème

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