Musée Lumière and its collection

Musée Lumière

Musée Lumière is a museum in Lyon that is devoted to Auguste and Louis Lumière, inventors of the cinématographe and fathers of the cinema. The museum is founded especially to honour their contribution to filmmaking. The musuem is housed in the house of the Lumière family. Visitors can discover the inventions of the two brothers, including the Cinematograph which projects their first films, the Photorama, the Autochrome, the so-called Blue Label photographic plate, the 3D and 75mm projection and the Photostereosynthesis. A permanent projection room on the first floor allows visitors to view the restored Lumière films.

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Musée Lumière
25 Rue du Premier Film
69352 Lyon

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:00 – 18:30
10:00 – 18:30
10:00 – 18:30
10:00 – 18:30
10:00 – 18:30
10:00 – 18:30

Annual closures: December 25th, January 1st, May 1st .


0 – 17€6.00
Normal rate€7.50


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25 Rue du Premier Film, Lyon

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