Château Lumière
25 rue du Premier-Film, 69008 Lyon Driving directions
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10am-6.30pm - closed Mon (except Easter Mon and Whit Mon), 1 Jan, 1 May, 25 Dec


It was Antoine Lumière, the father of the inventors of cinema and the auto chrome plate, Auguste and Louis Lumière, who had this majestic chateau built with its sumptuous interior. It is the home of the Lumière Institute and an exhibition that tells the story of the Lumière brothers, and the invention of cinema and the development from auto chrome plates to colour.


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