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Lyon’s Musée Miniature et Cinéma

The temporary miniatures collection

Miniaturists from around the world invited to Lyon!

Miniatures: an art that combines dexterity and poetry

Our temporary exhibitions include retrospectives to honour the complete works of selected miniaturists. These occasional exhibitions are always a special treat for visitors to the Lyon Musée Miniature et Cinéma, and feature the work of world-renowned miniaturists like Charles Matton, Alan Wolfson, Ronan Jim Sevellec, Béatrice Coron, Michel Perez and many more. Dan Ohlmann, founder of the museum and a skilled miniaturist himself, has been organising these events since 1990 to introduce the public to “The Surprising Art of Miniatures”. Whether they come from Los Angeles, Tokyo,Lima, Paris or elsewhere, it seems these artists have all caught the same bug — miniature fever! Given their immense talent, let’s hope they never find a cure!






Learn more about our temporary exhibitions under News.

Plan your visit

Ideally located in the heart of Lyon the Museum has taken residence in the famous "Maison des Avocats", an old XVI century building listed as UNESCO World Heritage.

Musée Miniature et Cinéma
"Maison des Avocats"60, rue Saint Jean (derrière le Palais de justice)69005 Lyon - FRANCE

How to get there?
Bus & Métro Ligne D (arrêt Vieux-Lyon)

Car parks:
Parkings Saint Jean and Saint Georges

Opening Times

Open every day
Monday to Friday 10AM to 6:30PM
Saturday and Sunday 10AM to 7PM

School Holidays:
Open everyday from 10AM to 7PM
***Warning: Tickets office closes an hour before closing time.***

Bank Holidays
Closed on December 25th and January 1st

Useful tip!
On week-ends, avoid busiest hours (from 2PM to 5PM)

Admission rates

Adults 9€ / Children 6,50€
(from 4 to 15 years old, free under 4)

Senior 8€
(over 60 years old, id required)

Reduced rate 6,50€
- Students (under 26)
- Unemployed
- Disabled (proof of entitlement required)

Family rates

Adluts 8€ / Children 5€
(proof of entitlement required)

Free admission :
City Card or Carte M'Ra

Cash, Credit card, Check, Chèque-Vacances, Chèque-Culture

Booking / Groups

Available to Schools, Charities, and recreations centres.
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