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A unique concept

The Musée Cinéma et Miniature presents two rare and exclusive collections :
first, over 100 miniature scenes exquisitely crafted by world-renowned miniaturists and reproducing daily life settings with hyperrealism;
second, a film exhibition, one-of-its-kind in Europe, that focuses on special effects techniques. Featuring over 400 original film props and artefacts, this educational display uncovers the magic behind the greatest film studios.

A living place :
Staff artists are daily at work to create new scale miniatures and restore genuine film props in their workshop.

The display information is available in French and in English.


A landmark building

Ideally located in the heart of “Vieux-Lyon” (the city’s historical centre), the museum is housed in the “Maison des Avocats” (Lawyers’ House), a famed 16th century building that is now a UNESCO world heritage site.

The collections extend over five stories, totalling almost 2,000 m² of exhibition space .


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