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Musée Lumière


Last updated date : 07/11/2023

While work is in progress on the Villa Lumière, the Institut Lumière is staging an exhibition of photographs in its two galleries: En attendant Lumière, photographic exhibitions from 6 June to 3 September 2023.

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On the site on which cinematography was born, the museum presents the story of the Lumière Brothers’ inventions thanks to projections and interactive features on four floors of the Château Lumière, the home of Antoine, father of the two famous inventors.

In the very birthplace of cinematography : projections of Lumière films with commentary, the first cameras, colour and 3D photographs, etc.

Practical information


25 rue du Premier-Film Place Ambroise Courtois - 69008 Lyon 8ème




Full price: 9 €
Reduced price: 7.50 €
Large family: 6.50 €
Audioguide: 3 €
Group adults: 6.50 €.

Free entry for children < 7 years.

PASS CITE : free for inhabitants of the twin cities.
Free entrance with Lyon City Card.


Every day throughout the year between 10.30 am and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.


Musée Lumière

25 rue du Premier-Film Place Ambroise Courtois - 69008 Lyon 8ème

04 78 78 18 95

I go by alternative transportation

Metro D station Monplaisir-Lumière

This activity is included in the Lyon City Card!

The essential tourist and cultural pass to make the most of your stay in Lyon!