This museum traces hospital life in Lyon. Located in the Hotel-Dieu that was built in the 17th century, this museum focuses ... More
Museum of Hospices Civils de Lyon
This museum traces hospital life in Lyon. Located in the Hotel-Dieu that was built in the 17th century, this museum focuses on the evolution of Lyonnaise medicine as well as allows you to follow the progress of medicine in general. Surgical instruments, pincers, scalpels and bistouries, as well as certain objects that are more or less unexpected are all on display, including doctor uniforms at the time of the plague, combined together tell the story of the advances, successes, heroism and disappointments in medicine over the years.
With over 250 moving subjects and 20 tableaux, this museum will fascinate both the young and the old. A small,
private museum created by an enthusiast who has been making his working dolls himself since 1946, he exhibits puppets ...
In terms of gastronomy, Lyon is well known for its hot Sausage and Quenelles and everyone knows that the Guignol
puppet theater originated here. Now Lyon has another claim to fame its trompe lil painted walls. If you liked ...
This square is named after the Dominican convent that stood on the Presqu'ile in the 13th century, until it was
destroyed during the Revolution. The end of the 18th century was not a good time to be a monk ...