African Museum Of Lyon

Currently Closed
  • Address: 150 Cours Gambetta - 69007 Lyon, France
  • Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 33-478616098
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

Not exactly the sort of place you’d expect to find this, but hey, let’s roll with it. The museum is actually pretty well done and it’s one of the oldest of its kind in the country. Created in 1861 by the Societe des Missions Africaines, the museum exhibits are divided into Everyday Life (Level 1), Social Life (Level 2), and Religious Life (Level 3). These are mostly focused on West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea. Spread out over three floors, there are 2300 permanent objects such as utilitarian objects fishing tools, weaving implements, ornaments, weapons, textiles, brass figurines, musical instruments, royal emblems, objects of worship (traditional or Catholic), statuettes and ritualistic masks.

  • Guided tours can be availed for adults groups, family and school groups.

  • By bus: C6, C23, C25, 69 and 296 stop tobacco factory C7. Garibaldi stop-Gambetta.
  • Underground: Line D, Garibaldi stop. 
  • By tram: Line T4, stop Manufacture Montluc. 

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  • African Museum Of Lyon Address: 150 Cours Gambetta - 69007 Lyon, France
  • African Museum Of Lyon Contact Number: 33-478616098
  • African Museum Of Lyon Timing: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • African Museum Of Lyon Price: Free
  • Best time to visit African Museum Of Lyon(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit African Museum Of Lyon: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 22.13% of people who visit Lyon include African Museum Of Lyon in their plan

  • 89.04% of people start their African Museum Of Lyon visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see African Museum Of Lyon

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

93.18% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting African Museum Of Lyon

People normally club together Musee Des Beaux Arts and La Manade while planning their visit to African Museum Of Lyon.

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  • One of my all time favorite meals! We got the last 2 open seats at lunch (make a reservation!) and we were the only 2 Americans (good sign!) We were hosted like family and sat with us to make sure our order would be the best. I got a salad with warm mushrooms, so so good! And the fish Quenelle with lobster bisque sauce, one of the best savory meals I've ever had! My husband got the rabbit pate then the beef cheek and loved it. After a cafe they insisted we had a "on the house" grape' we left so full, and oh so happy!

  • Very nice place full of beautiful objects and pictures. Will be closed soon unfortunately.

  • Very glad we made our way to this museum. Beautiful artwork and interesting artifacts. I would reccomend!

  • Very very interesting and enlightening. Amazing collection and so well preserved, presented and explained.

  • Musée fermé.depuis le 27 novembre 2017.. Il se transforme en Carrefour des Cultures Africaines avec des conférences et des expositions temporaires Ré ouverture dans deux ans.. Dommage que l information ne soit pas sur les sites touristiques 😁

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