Musee des Automates de Lyon, Lyon

3.5
#14 of 25 in Museums in Lyon
Strange, whimsical, robot-type creations are the focus of Musee des Automates de Lyon, a site that commemorates the automaton. The characters you'll meet look like puppets without strings who move awkwardly but freely inside their carefully arranged sets. Visitors with a Lyon city card get in free. Make Musee des Automates de Lyon part of your personalized Lyon itinerary using our Lyon online travel route builder.
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  • This small museum takes you through around 15 different scenes full of automated puppets - proper old fashioned ones! Quite fun and lots of detail. If you're around the Old Lyon area and have the...  more »
  • A small museum showcasing various scenes composed of hand made puppets which move, driven by small electric engines. A gray experience, and we loved the fact that they explain to all visitors who...  more »
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  • Really nice museum, specially if you go with children. There are many automats in a inspiring distribution. My favourite part is the one representing pictures, such as those by Monet. They have something magic and nostalgic even when they squeak. It's a short but meaningfull visit you shouldn't underestimate when you are un Vieux Lyon, close yo Saint George's Cathetral
  • An art that travels though time. A history, an heritage. A well spent 30min of one's time.

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