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Musée Lumière


Last updated date : 27/02/2024

Dedicated to the Cinématographe and the history of the Lumière family, the Musée Lumière looks back at the various technical creations of Louis and Auguste Lumière. Visitors can discover unique objects such as the very first Cinématographe!

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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.


All year round, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 6.30 pm.
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!