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“Very academic, not terribly interactive or child friendly” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon

Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon
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Ranked #40 of 197 things to do in Lyon
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Lyon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Very academic, not terribly interactive or child friendly”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2012

The setting is impressive in the renaissance building of the former Lyon city hall (Hotel de Ville), as is the collection and exposition of the history of printing and typography.
However it is not among the most engaging of museums, with little to draw in the visitor who may be less familiar, and precious little to engage young, curious minds.
Perhaps with a guided tour this would come alive...

Visited January 2012
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“Musee de l'imprimerie”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2012

A museum to remember that Lyon was a famous place for printing and bank before the centralisation draw these activities to Paris

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“Only begining and end have english narrative”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2010

This museum is supposed to tell the story of printing.I have no idea if this is correct.The first roomm is fine concerning the beginings of printing.However all of the rest of the rooms have no english narrative and are of little interest.the last room does have english narrative.Unfortunately the progress towards modern day printing is told in such technical terms that to me it could have been hyroglyphics.I spent less than an hour in this museum and it wasnt worth the 5 euros entrance fee that i paid.

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