With its strategic location between the Saône and Rhône rivers, this ethnology museum is a futuristic architectural feat dreamt up by Austrian architects Coop Himmelb(l)au. It charts humanity’s history and geography going all the way from the Big Bang. A hallmark of its success is that over a million visitors from 69 countries have flocked here since its 2015 opening.
Musée de la Confluence
86 quai Perrache
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Hours Tues–Fri 11am–7pm (Thurs until 10pm); Sat and Sun 10am–7pm Transportation Métro: Musée des Confluences Phone 04-28-38-11-90 Prices Admission 9€ adults; 6€ arrival after 5pm; free for students 25 and under and for children 17 and under Web site Musée de la Confluence
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