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La Maison des Canuts

La Maison des Canuts ©
La Maison des Canuts ©
La Maison des Canuts ©
La Maison des Canuts ©
La Maison des Canuts ©
La Maison des Canuts opens the doors of its workshop to the public. Brocade, velvet or figured silk... The secrets of these exceptional silks will be revealed as the techniques used are demonstrated on a Jacquard weaving loom.
The exhibition rooms reveal how gold thread is produced, the life-cycle of a silkworm, the contribution of the Canut silk-workers to society, the invention of the Jacquard loom and the realities of the modern textile industry. Demonstrations are given during guided tours. History of the Canut silk-workers, and the human, social and architectural history of the Croix-Rousse. Guided tours from Monday to Saturday, 11 am to 3.30 pm.


Shop, Guided tours

Contact details

10/12 rue d'Ivry 69004 Lyon 4ème

Tel. : 04 78 28 62 04


Adult: 2 €
Student: 1 €.
Free entry for children < 11 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Guided tours : € 7; € 4 for students and school; free with Lyon City Card. Even for the only alleyways.
Combined ticket visit Maison des Canuts + alleyways: € 12; € 7 pupils and students.

Opening times

Open daily: 10 am-6.30 pm (til 5 pm on Dec. 24th and 31st.). Closed on bank hols and for wokrs from July 21st to Aug. 2nd 2017.


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Camille Pantano, blogueuse culture

卡米乐.潘塔诺(Camille Pantano),文化专栏博客撰稿人。


卡米乐.潘塔诺(Camille Pantano),文化专栏博客撰稿人。里昂文化的特点是:城市外景艺术与博物馆艺术并存。