Museum of Ancient Art Castings

Created in 1899 in a former shed-roofed textile factory with a large depot in which it is housed, the museum exhibits a large collection of ancient, medieval, renaissance and modern castings: approx. 2000 items.

Last updated date : 17/07/2021
All year round, every Wednesday and Saturday between 2 pm and 6 pm. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
Museum of Ancient Art Castings 87 Cours Gambetta - 69003 Lyon 3ème

The museum illustrates the evolution of sculpture and the styles of the main schools from ancient Greece to the 19th century.

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Openings
  • All year round, every Wednesday and Saturday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
    Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
Accessibility
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
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Museum of Ancient Art Castings

87 Cours Gambetta - 69003 Lyon 3ème

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