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    Institut Lumière

    Preserving the heritage of cinema.

    Discover a rather special family history at the Institute Lumière in the city of Lyon. It is was in Lyon that the Lumière brothers invented the cinematograph and shot the first film in the history of cinema, La Sortie des usines Lumières

    It was natural thus, that Bernard Chardère and Maurice Trarieux-Lumière, grandson of Louis Lumière, should create a tribute to cinema and to the two brothers.

    Consisting of a museum and a projection centre, the Institut Lumière continues to fight for the preservation of film heritage. If you're curious about the Luimère adventure or just enjoy watching good films, then don't miss the chance to visit this fascinating place.

    Additional informations

    Open on Mondays only when a public holiday falls on that day

    Schedules and prices

    From Friday 1 January to Saturday 31 December 2016 :
        From Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:30
    From Friday 1 January to Saturday 31 December 2016 :
        Monday from 11:00 to 18:30
    All year long :
        From Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 18:30

    Admission prices :
        Full price : 6 €
        Reduced price : 5 €
        Season Ticket Holders, full price : 4 €
        Business Committees, Groups : 4 €
        Familly rate : 4.5 €
        Group rates (adults) : 4.5 €
        Up to 6 years : Free

    Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December

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