Practical information

COVID Certificate Information
In order to be admitted to the museum, all visitors are required to present a Digital COVID Certificate (for those aged 18 and over).
The certificate can be shown on the ‘TousAntiCovid’ app (‘my wallet’ section) or on paper.
The certificate’s validity will be checked at the entrance in accordance with current public health rules. This check does not enable us to access or store your medical data.
Enjoy your visit!
More info on the Digital COVID Certificate


In order to ensure visitor safety, the museum applies the preventive measures required by the French government for public administrations. The museum is open under the usual conditions. Suitcases and large bags are forbidden. Visitors in possession of weapons of any kind (such as knives, daggers and any other dangerous or potentially dangerous objects) will not be allowed to enter the museum. These objects may not be consigned, with the exception of knives with blades less than 10 cm long. The museum asks visitors to kindly show patience with waiting times due to security checks at the entrance.


Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10:30 am to 6:30 pm

As of Thursday 5 November 2020:
Evening opening on the first Thursday of each month
10:30 am to 10 pm

During the French "zone A" school holiday periods (except summer holidays):
Monday to Sunday (10:30 am to 6:30 pm)

Museum closings
1 January, 1 May and 25 December


Tickets online

For individuals and groups of fewer than 10 people
Buy your tickets for exhibitions and cultural activities on


Tickets for permanent and temporary exhibitions


Entry fee valid for the day
Single ticket valid for the day
Adults full rate — € 9.00
Adults discounted price — € 6.00
Active young people 18-25 — € 5.00

Free admission on presentation of a supporting document
Young people under -18, high school students, apprentices and students under -26 — ICOM card, press, conference guides

Free and priority access for holders of the Lyon City Card
The Lyon culture and leisure pass on sale at the museum’s ticket offices



Groups, by reservation (10 or more adults) — € 7.00
Mediation activities, independent visits, self-guided tours and shows:
Closing reservation at the latest two weeks in advance for commented visits and workshops and one week for independent visits.
Counsellors are at your disposal from Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm to direct you towards the various visits offered by the museum.
Phone— +33 (0)4 28 38 12 00

Getting Here

Main entrance
Individual visitors

Group entrance
Level -1, on the side of the museum’s front square
Groups, disabled visitors

Auditorium entrance
Level -1, Rhône side
Direct access during shows, lectures and demonstrations.
Doors open 1 hour prior to each performance.
The opening hours of the room are relative to artistic constraints

Public transport
Stop – musée des Confluences
Tramway — T1
Bus — C7, C10, 15, 63
By car — car park Musée des Confluences and Tony Garnier (paid parking)

It is possible for coaches to stop along the side of the museum on the dropping off point situated under the A7 motorway.



  • La Brasserie des Confluences : Level 0 by Maison Pignol, in association with chef Guy Lassausaie open for lunch and dinner on Tuesday to Sunday. Reservations T. + 33 (0)4 72 41 12 34
  • Comptoir Gourmand : Level 4 Snacks with terrace Museum opening hours
  • Public garden : This green space is an ideal place to walk and offers a unique view of the confluence. Free access.
  • Museum bookshop-giftshop : Level 0 Museum opening hours T. + 33 (0)1 58 65 15 60
  • Cloakroom : Level -1 Free service Loan of wheelchairs, strollers and seat sticks
  • Changing table : Level -1

Accessibility – handicapped visitors

Access for people with limited mobility takes place at the entrance for groups on level -1.
Wheelchairs and cane seats are available on demand. Mobility scooters and guide dogs are welcomed in the museum. The spaces are accessible to people with limited mobility.



T. +33 (0)4 28 38 12 12