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Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilization

17 rue Cleberg, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 38 49 30
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This museum of artwork, weapons, coins and other artifacts from ancient Rome is a reflection of Lyon's Roman past.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mosaic floors” (18 reviews)
“audio guide” (35 reviews)
“gallo roman” (20 reviews)
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17 rue Cleberg, 69005, Lyon, France
17 rue Cleberg, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 38 49 30
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Reviewed 9 March 2013

Having a passion for all things ancient Rome, I was excited to visit this museum, and yes, for me it was a highlight. I actually spent nearly three hours wandering around. I recommend the audio guide in English, it is free with your ticket. The...More

Thank Chelly J
Reviewed 26 January 2013

This place is really interesting and I have to say better than I though as I get bored of history pretty quick. The mosiacs are beautiful and is a good museum to do before you walk around old Lyon. The exhibits are very open and...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 2 January 2013

The museum has a nice flow of the history of roman life in Lyon. With the City Card, this museum is free. Grab an audio guide and listen to the rich history of how the city developed.

Thank Tramanda-in-France
Reviewed 31 December 2012

I make no secret about being a lover of museums, and this one was an exciting surprise. The collection is absolutely gorgeous, extremely well-organized, and so much fun to comb through. The audio guide is excellent, and the chosen artifacts were not only beautiful, but...More

Thank lilyofforce
Reviewed 31 December 2012

The only person I can imagine not enjoying a visit to this museum at least a little is someone with a terrible condition that makes them catch fire every time they view priceless treasures from antiquity. Barring that, I recommend visiting. The collection is extensive...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 29 December 2012

The items in the collection are fascinating. We spent several hours here drinking them all in. I definitely recommend the audio tour. tidbit: there's no coat room but you can leave your stuff in a bin if you ask the staff at the audio rental...More

Thank Geoviki
Reviewed 17 December 2012

great to visit this museum, using the lyon city card. Had visited the amphitheatre before several times and seen people looking out of the big viewing windows, now done it for myself!!!

Thank BatleySrilanka
Reviewed 12 December 2012

This is a great museum, built into the hillside overlooking a magnificent and still operational Roman Amphitheater. Do get the audio guide. There are many treasures in this museum, which weaves its way down four levels, each of which offers a view of the one...More

Thank Alexander6011
Reviewed 25 November 2012

I enjoyed my visit here. I will not spoil it for anyone who wants to go but there is lots on display and it is all set out according to themes/chronologically. It gives a great perspective on the history of Lyon and the region. Most...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 31 October 2012

A great place to come and get to know a bit about the history of this town and region, from before the Romans and since. So much to see and explore, truly worth your time and effort.

Thank William M
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Jake N
14 July 2016|
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