Musée des Confluences
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Musée des Confluences in Lyon

Situated at the tip of the Lyon peninsula, the Musée des Confluences is an absolute must-see in Lyon. Set in the heart of a monumental structure of me...

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The inside story

Situated at the tip of the Lyon peninsula, the Musée des Confluences is an absolute must-see in Lyon. Set in the heart of a monumental structure of metal and glass, which is a real architectural masterpiece, the Musée des Confluences presents a journey through time and across continents to observe the world around us.

The museum includes collections of natural science, anthropology, and Earth Sciences of the Musée d'histoire naturelle - Guimet. These collections will be supplemented by temporary and thematic exhibitions

The four major permanent exhibitions are called "Origins - Stories of the World", "Species - the Web of Life", "Societies - Human theatre," and "Eternities - Visions of the beyond".

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Musée des Confluences 86 Quai Perrache, 69002 Lyon Lyon
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