Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, Lyon

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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon houses fine art in a 17th-century Benedictine convent. The museum features Egyptian antiquities, along with classical and contemporary art. You’ll see floors of fine artifacts so eclectic it may make you forget that this building was once the home of pious women chased out during the French Revolution. Put Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lyon online itinerary planner.
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  • The collections in this museum are vast and will overwhelm a casual visitor trying to see all of it in one go. 
    The collections in this museum are vast and will overwhelm a casual visitor trying to see all of it in one go.  more »
  • We started on the 3d floor and worked out way down. We bought audio guides for 1 euro. Usually, there were only 1 or 2 worked in each room with an audio description. The museum map would have been... 
    We started on the 3d floor and worked out way down. We bought audio guides for 1 euro. Usually, there were only 1 or 2 worked in each room with an audio description. The museum map would have been...  more »
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  • Well laid out and spacious. Too much to see in a couple of hours, but the ticket allows to come back later on the same day. The lighting could be improved a bit on some paintings as the frame casts a bit if a shadow.
  • Has everything a large museum has (time periods) but on a smaller scale.

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