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Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif

34 rue de la Charite | Sauf jours fériés, dimanches de Pâques et de Pentecôte., 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 38 42 00
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A historic collection of textiles and decorative arts.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“textile museum” (13 reviews)
“silk industry” (16 reviews)
“on display” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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34 rue de la Charite | Sauf jours fériés, dimanches de Pâques et de Pentecôte., 69002, Lyon, France
Carnot - Gailleton
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+33 4 78 38 42 00
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"textile museum"
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"silk industry"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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"beautiful exhibits"
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"antique furniture"
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"main collection"
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"silk fabrics"
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"middle class"
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"interesting exhibition"
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"great museum"
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"amazing collection"
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"entrance fee"
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"take photos"
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"well worth the visit"
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"place bellecour"
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"tapestries"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking forward to visiting this museum as Lyon is famous for textiles. There are some interesting fabrics but signage in only French. Seems a bit old fashioned in layout and very hot and stuffy the day of my visit (no air conditioning and...More

Thank NepeanCanteach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is two connected museums -- in two different mansions. 10€ admission is for both, and good for all day. Unfortunately, I only got to see the textile museum, due to time constraints, so plan to return on next visit to Lyon. The museum was...More

Thank GlobalCitizenPL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to see the cloth museum and found that we were also able to visit the decorative arts museum using the same ticket. The museum contains silk and other materials as well as costumes, it is very well laid out and interesting. The decorative...More

Thank Edgware_LondonNevuk
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

There were very little translations so unless you French is pretty good you may need to lower your expectations. Also our first visit was thwarted as despite it advertising it would be open ....it wasn't. I understand they had a late evening the night before...More

Thank JWeanie
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Based in two historical mansions from Lyon (one was even built by the architect Soufflot), this museum is, in one word: outstanding. Amazing textiles and presentations from all over the world, beautiful buildings well furnished and decorated, everything is there to live a unique experience...More

Thank Antoine-Alexand... C
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

I am giving a partial review as this is only a review of the gift shop. We were off the Rhone and shopping about. We accidentally discovered this museum, and since we hadn't planned on "major stops" today, we just went into the museum. (Museum...More

1  Thank elmettehead
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The museum preserves the most important Collection of textiles in the world.2millions 500000 pieces.It covers textiles from Pharaonic Egypt until nowadays.From Japan to America and China,the East ;Italy and the nederlands and ,of cours the silkcapitallyon. A fan tastic experience ,rated With 3 stars in...More

1  Thank Andi H
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I visited the textile and decorative arts museum in Lyon yesterday. The collection of textiles and their presentation was outstanding! The authentic embroidered period silk fabrics were exquisite and in perfect condition. The authentic period costumes were fascinating- all in perfect condition. I would ignore...More

2  Thank Marguerite H
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

After watching Diane Lane walking around the museum in a scene, I knew I had to come here and it was a great experience. So many beautiful fabrics and also furniture. I could spend hours.

Thank telegrau
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

If you like fabrics, weaving, clothing of all periods, you will LOVE this museum. The variety and volume of samples was overwhelming. The next door museum of Decorative Arts was a period home with marvelous decor. I wish I had been allowed to take photos....More

Thank GayeS545
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