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Maison des Canuts

10 rue d Ivry, 69004, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 62 04
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Second Visit - My Family loves me

This was my second visit to the store after being introduced three years ago. In town for a... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Cameron L
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London, Canada
Fascinating, but.....

Be sure to arrive in time for one of the escorted tours (currently at 11 or 3). If you don't speak... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Aerie703
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Galena, Maryland
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During the guided tour, you'll find out about the invention of Jacquard with a weaving demonstration on hand loom, the history of silk and the life of weavers. Guided tours are in French but we supply English information to follow the tour.2 guided tours a day at 11a.m and 3.30p.mOpen every day from 10a.m to 6p.m except on sunday and bank holidays
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“silk weaving” (13 reviews)
“silk items” (8 reviews)
“silk industry” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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10 rue d Ivry, 69004, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was my second visit to the store after being introduced three years ago. In town for a football match I needed gifts for my wife and daughters. The staff and Owner were excellent in helping me choose my purchases. Only screw up was not...More

Thank Cameron L
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Dear Cameron L, We are so glad that your family enjoyed yours gifts from our shop. Se you to your third visit ! Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Be sure to arrive in time for one of the escorted tours (currently at 11 or 3). If you don't speak French, there are some index cards with translations of the exhibits and the guide will translate her narrative into English. It's an excellent description...More

Thank Aerie703
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear Aerie703, Thank you for your recommendation ! Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 23 November 2016

One more place to visit in Lyon to learn more about the city culture and history, how it became the center of silk production in Europe. A guided visit is recommended, as the guide also explain the mechanics of the machine. Beautiful silks are on...More

Thank Ratna_BSBL
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Dear Ratna_BSBL, Thank you for your recommendantion ! Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 9 November 2016

Wanted to see a variety of products in silk. Many were made of wool. Waste of time. Would not have gone if I new that.

Thank mtd571
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Dear mtd571, We are sorry if you didn't find your wish in our shop. It's true that in autumn and winter, we have more scarf 100% wool or with wool and silk/ Our shop always changes dependind on the seasons. Reagrds, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Silk is woven into the history of Lyon and this museum is a great way to learn about it. Take the metro to Croix Russe, an experience in itself.

Thank John E
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Thank you :)

Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was definitely a highlight of our time in Lyon. The couple who manage the museum are passionate about silk weaving and its history, and it's a joy to listen to them enthuse. The museum itself is modest, but it is the talk and accompanying...More

Thank CKSage
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Dear Claire K, Thank you for your enthusiasm ! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit. Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 5 October 2016

A small workshop with a store where we understood how important the silk was to Lyon history and how important still is. Small place with a workshop/guide tour visit (Ing/Spa/Fra/Ger) that unfortunately he did not catch the proper schedules. On the store/shop, you can find...More

Thank Pedro C
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

Dear Pedro C, Thank you for your recommendation ! We are glad that ou enjoyed your visit ! Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 3 October 2016

A must for those who love silk and its history. Quick but all encompassing and interesting exhibit, as well as silk shop. Lovely owner and employees who kindly answered all sorts of questions as we did not do the guided visit, and owner stayed after...More

Thank MarieTips
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear MarieTips, Thank you for your pretty recommendation ! We are very glad that you enjoyed your visit into our museum. All our team would like to thank you for your compliments ! Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 2 October 2016

We wandered over to the Maison des Canuts just in time for the tour and demonstration in English. The little museum is interesting but small, but the demonstration of the loom was really fascinating! I would definitely recommend as an insight into the history of...More

Thank Noelle M
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear Noelle M, Thank you ! Regards, La Maison des Canuts

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Could be more interesting. 2 rooms with some objects and little explanation. I got the feeling that they are there to attract in-store purchasesMore

Thank Frederica50
VIRGINIE V, Gérant at Maison des Canuts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear Frederica50, It is true that we are a small museum. Actually, we are more a workshop than a museum. That's why we offer twice a day guided tours into our workshop to see a demonstration of weaving and explain all about the silk history....More

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THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST !! you better take a taxi but we are clodes on may 5 because it is bank holidays you can visit us on may 4 or 6 have a nice day
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