The Musée Gallo-Romain or the Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon is one of the many museums that celebrate the impact the Romans made on the city of Lyon. It is the perfect attraction for visitors to the city who are looking for a glimpse into Lyon’s past. Musée Gallo-Romain is located on the Fourvière hill, near the city's Roman theatre. Here, visitors will come across exhibits showing five centuries of Lyon’s history under Rome, a fascinating collection of discoveries from ancient Lyon, coins, statues and sculptures, architecture, glass and mosaics, inscriptions and so much more. The museum is also home to numerous noteworthy exhibits. Apart from its permanent exhibits, the museum also has regular temporary exhibitions. For those looking to make use of every second spent at Musée Gallo-Romain, there are guided tours.
Adults: €4 For visitors age 18-25, large families (3 or more children), groups of at least 10: €2.50 Free entrance for all on Thursdays
Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10 am-6 pm, closed on Mondays
Around 1 to 2 hours
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families
The Lyon Tablet, the Circus Games Mosaic as well as the other artifacts
While Muslim tourists will not be able to find a prayer room at the Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, the city of Lyon is home to quite a number of mosques. Muslim visitors are therefore advised to ask the museum staff, or locals for directions to a mosque closest to the museum.
The museum is not known to be home to a coffee shop or eatery. Muslims looking for Halal food in the city of Lyon will not be disappointed, as they will be able to locate a Halal restaurant quite easily. They can also dine at local restaurants, on vegetarian or seafood dishes, when unable to find a Halal restaurant.