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In 1895, in Lyon, the Lumière brothers invented the Cinematograph. In the magnificient family home, the Lumière museum presents the Lumière brothers' most remarkable invention. Discover the history of the Cinematograph, the Autochromes (the first...more
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Absolutely beautiful property. Don't miss the courtyard tucked back/across the street with film library and small store!
Also note that most of the museum itself is in French - so get the audio guide or bring a translator!
This museum is well worth a visit to find out about the Lumière Brothers who invented cinematography, the beginnings of the audio speaker, and other fascinating inventions. They were entrepreneurial in spirit and we still see the results to this day in the annual Lumière...More
I am not personally a film buff by any means but I found this museum very interesting to visit. Lots of well documented pieces of equipment and several items that are hands on or "look through" exhibits
=this is a really interesting museum about the invention of cinema and many other inventions by this talented family. Nice surprise it is set in a fabulous art nouveau building which is worth going to see in its own right. Nice ship with some interesting...More
This museum is home to the beginnings of cinema by the Lumiere brothers, who were well ahead of their time. They invented the cinematographe and went overseas to film the world in order to bring it home to France. Set within an art nouveau mansion,...More
As a fan or the Art Nouveau movement, the Lumiere Brothers home is an exceptional example of architecture from this period of 19-95-1915.
Fantastic stained glass, the beautiful corn husk themed wall paper in the stairway as well as decorative art and furniture from the...More