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Automobile Museum Henri Malartre

On the banks of the Saône, 11km north of Lyon, the Rochetaillée-sur-Saône castle Belle-époque and its 3 ha wooded park, houses the collections of cars, cycles, old motorcycles and Henri Malartre's Lyon public transport.
This 2500m² museum retraces the universe of automobiles, motorbikes and bicycles in the unique and magical setting of a castle on the banks of the Saône, a 15th century. castle belonging to the former Counts of Lyon. Created by Henri Malartre in 1959, it became one of Lyon's museums in 1972. Henri Malartre (1905-2005) was the son of Victor Malartre, an automobile enthusiast who ran a local boiler-making and steel frame business. There are 150 cars in the château, dating from 1890 to 1986, 20 of which are unique models. On the first and second floors: 40 motorbikes from 1903 to 1955 and 31 bicycles from 1818 to 1960. Gordini Hall: racing cars Public Transport Hall: trams, trains, the "Ficelle" funicular from Fourvière. More than 120 period posters, engines and old accessories (nearly 1000 collector's items). Shop. Children's games and picnic area. 3-hectare park (events are organized on certain Sundays of the month).


Picnic area, Car park, Secure parking

Contact details

Château de Rochetaillée 645 rue du Musée 69270 Rochetaillée-sur-Saône

Tel. : 04 78 22 18 80


Adult: 6 €
Student: 4 € (<25 years old)
Set price group adults: 80 to 160 €
Group adults: 55 to 320 €
Group children: 30 to 135 €

Free with Lyon City Card and for disabled persons and guide.
City Museum Card 25 €/year, valid for temporary exhibitions, free for unemployed, disabled pers. and free for inhabitants of twin cities.
Culture Card: € 38/year
Youth card Culture (18-25 years): € 15/year.

Opening times

Open Tue. to Sun.: 9 am-6 pm (10 am-7 pm on July and Aug.). Closed on Jan. 1st, Dec. 25th and last week of Jan.


More criteria
Lyon City Card L'accès à 22 musées de Lyon et ses environs est gratuit avec la Lyon City Card


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。