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OFFERING THE KEYS TO THE CITY OF LYON

Gadagne provides the people of Lyon with landmarks and objects to help them have a better understanding of the city in which they live and work. For those discovering Lyons, the museum is the starting point for exploring the city.

With the 80 000 objects in its collection, the Lyon History Museum portrays the key factors in the city’s development : townplanning, political and social, economic, cultural, spiritual and intellectual history.

An area overlooking the city

The history of a town is being nurtured and updated every day ! The Lyon History Museum keeps a close eye on urban and current issues. It forges strong links with universities, scientific institutions, associations and social organisations as well as educational and, of course, cultural establishments.

Aiming to facilitate the sharing of past and present information, the Museum is involved in numerous projects within the city and organises or hosts meetings and seminars.