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Textile and Decorative Arts Museum

Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Pierre Verrier
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Sylvain Pretto
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Basset
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) ©
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Basset
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) ©
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Sylvain Pretto
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Sylvain Pretto
Musée des Tissus et musée des Arts décoratifs (MTMAD) © Sylvain Pretto
The Textile Museum has 2000 years of history of textiles (the first collection in the world) and the Museum of Decorative Arts is one of the few museums in France atmosphere. The museum shop offers a wide range of pieces related to the collections.
Furthermore it provides the profound history of the Lyon silk trade going back to the Renaissance period. Rare Persian rugs, Coptic tapestries and silk from Spain and Italy. In the museum of decorative arts, the visitors were invited into the home of a wealthy 18th century family. It offers one of the richest collections of decorative objects and exhibits fine collections of 15th and 16th century Italian Majolica, Middle Ages and Renaissance tapestries and a collection of clocks. The museum also welcomes contemporary creations and displays silverwares, from the 60's to the present day.

Services

Room hire, Shop, Guided tours

Langues parlées

English, French, Italian

Contact details

34 rue de la Charité 69002 Lyon 2ème

Tel. : 04 78 38 42 02

Fax. : 04 72 40 25 12

Rates

Adult: 7.50 € (8€ after 4 pm)
Child: 5.50 €
Student: 5.50 €
Large family: 5.50 €.
Free entry for children < 12 years.

Reduced rate for disabled and escorts.
Package adult group (over 10 people) € 7.50 / € 5.50 with museum guide.
City Pass : free for residents of twin cities.
Free with Lyon City Card.

Opening times

Open from Tue. to Sun.: 10 am-5:30 pm. Closed on bank hols, Easter Sun. and Pentecost.

Booking

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Interview

Camille Pantano, blogueuse culture
里昂的博物馆

卡米乐.潘塔诺(Camille Pantano),文化专栏博客撰稿人。

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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。