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Musee des Automates de Lyon

100 Rue St Georges | Bp 5015, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 77 75 28
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Feb 20, 2018
“Way overpriced ”
Jun 20, 2017
“Interesting”
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100 Rue St Georges | Bp 5015, 69005, Lyon, France
Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
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+33 4 72 77 75 28
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We were there about 15 minutes and spent 7 euros each to get in. Some cute animated displays of famous paintings - but that was about it for my husband and I. Kids were having fun trying to hunt for various items listed on a...More

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

An interesting museum with automated models/puppets. Lots of scenes build with the automated puppets. Probably more enjoyed by children but interesting to see all the details that went into the puppets.

Thank TravelFanaticDD
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The negative reviews of this museum are beyond strange. How people can claim being misled and disappointed when you see exactly what the museum is about in the window displays and in the hall, *before* you pay? Anyway, great skill, interesting hour to spend. Very...More

Thank Irene M
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I was really excited to see a museum for automatons as I generally find them absolutely fascinating mechanically and impressive and/or beautiful. However this is not the case at all with the ones here. They are extremely extremely basic ones that were made for shop...More

1  Thank Phillip J
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

So disappointing to see such negative reviews. We loved it and it brought back a lot of happy memories. The craft involved is aimed at the young of heart and those not bored by the tedium of modern life. From a recreation of Jean-Francois Millet's...More

Thank WingerJack
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

A museum of automatons that were all built on the premises. The automatons all fill scenes whether it is bringing pictures to life, illustrating books or showing life in and around Lyon. Test your knowledge by seeing which scenes you can identify or use the...More

Thank Sam3314
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

I had a Lyon city card so I decided to visit this museum. Lyon apparently has a history with making automated dolls so this museum is dedicated to having them on display for visitors. It starts with a demonstration by a staff member on how...More

Thank lavaniraj
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Reviewed 15 November 2014

This place is farcical. Calling the mechanised puppets 'automatons' is factually correct but, in truth, they barely qualify for the definition. Each one loops a very simple movement - usually an arm up and down or a head side to side. It's really rubbish this...More

4  Thank thejohnrowley
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

I went to Museum, without any expectation or ambition. It was just a diversion, but I went affected by the beauty and creativity of the pieces. First one, the logical, manufacture and criativity of these awesome figures, in themselves, are worth the experience. Then the...More

1  Thank tfsbrito
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

Four of us were staying in Lyon for a few days. We purchased the city card and found the details of this little museum. Decided to go check it out, not expecting much, we ended up having a great time. The museum is small but...More

1  Thank TDMdub
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