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L'Antiquaille

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Great little museum about Lyon's Christian martyrs during Roman times

We found this place on our walk down the hill from the Basilique des Fourviere. The curator only... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Jenny B
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Mountain View, California, United States
Great Christian history!

WOW! If you are interested in the beginnings of the Christian Church and how Lyon played a part in... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
GregJouglard
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Houston, Texas
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3 Oct 2018
“Great little museum about Lyon's Christian martyrs during Roman times”
6 Oct 2017
“Great Christian history!”
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We found this place on our walk down the hill from the Basilique des Fourviere. The curator only spoke French but was very charming as he tried to explain the museum to us. Fascinating bit of history about the Christian martyrs and their terrible deaths...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

WOW! If you are interested in the beginnings of the Christian Church and how Lyon played a part in the formation, this is the place for you! It is well laid out and gives a clear picture of how Christianity played a role here in...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent learning and spiritual experience. Visit to dungeon and martyrs crypt is particularly interesting and emotional.

Thank David V
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We had a one hour private tour of the museum with an English speaking guide, which features the prison where 177 Christians were held by the Romans, and ultimately died as Martyrs for Christ. Features a beautiful mosaic honoring these precious people (of all ages)...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2015

Located in a former abbey just below the Cathedrale de Fouviere, this small cultural center (technically not a museum) is relatively new and is dedicated to the early Christians of Lyon who were martyred for their faith (St Blondine...). There is a pretty subterranean chapel...More

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Management response:Responded 5 April 2017

Hello, Thanks a lot for your comment, it helps us improve and welcome you the best way :) Today, full tarif is 7 euros, or 4 euros for seniors, students, unemployed etc. Our museum is indeed a bit particular : we have few original artworks;...More

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