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Automobile Museum Henri Malartre

Museum, Sciences and technology, Transport, Mechanical sciences, Municipal museum in Rochetaillée-sur-Saône
  • On the banks of the Saône, 11km north of Lyon, the Rochetaillée-sur-Saône castle Belle-époque and its 3 ha wooded park, houses the collections of cars, cycles, old motorcycles and Henri Malartre's Lyon public transport.

  • This 2500m² museum retraces the universe of automobiles, motorbikes and bicycles in the unique and magical setting of a castle on the banks of the Saône, a 15th century. castle belonging to the former Counts of Lyon.

    Created by Henri Malartre in 1959, it became one of Lyon's museums in 1972. Henri Malartre (1905-2005) was the son of Victor Malartre, an automobile enthusiast who ran a local boiler-making and steel frame business.
    There are 150 cars in the château, dating from 1890 to...
    This 2500m² museum retraces the universe of automobiles, motorbikes and bicycles in the unique and magical setting of a castle on the banks of the Saône, a 15th century. castle belonging to the former Counts of Lyon.

    Created by Henri Malartre in 1959, it became one of Lyon's museums in 1972. Henri Malartre (1905-2005) was the son of Victor Malartre, an automobile enthusiast who ran a local boiler-making and steel frame business.
    There are 150 cars in the château, dating from 1890 to 1986, 20 of which are unique models. On the first and second floors: 40 motorbikes from 1903 to 1955 and 31 bicycles from 1818 to 1960.
    Gordini Hall: racing cars
    Public Transport Hall: trams, trains, the "Ficelle" funicular from Fourvière.
    More than 120 period posters, engines and old accessories (nearly 1000 collector's items).

    Shop. Children's games and picnic area.
    3-hectare park (events are organized on certain Sundays of the month).

    Buildings partially accessible to wheelchair users (park and halls)
    Free Car- and buspark reserved in the museum park.
    A descriptive guide in Braille and large print collections. Flyer in braille available.
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Visual disability
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Private parking
    • Picnic area
  • Services
    • Guided group tours
  • Rates 2024
  • Adult
    From 6 €
  • Student
    From 4 €
  • Group adults
    From 55 € to 320 €
  • Group children
    From 30 € to 135 €
  • Set price group adults
    From 80 € to 160 €
  • Free with Lyon City Card
    City Museum Card 25 €/year
    Culture Card: € 38/year
    Youth card Culture (18-25 years): € 15/year
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. the third Friday of every month. In January, only open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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