Mini World Lyon
With more than 9,842 square feet (914 square meters) of miniatures on display, and details such as a simulated sunrise and sunset, Mini World Lyon is popular with locals and travelers alike. To save time, book skip-the-line tickets in advance. For the best value, pick up a Lyon City Card, and enjoy free admission to Mini World Lyon as well as other attractions around the city.
Things to Know Before You Go
Mini World Lyon is a must-do for families with kids age 2 and up.
The exhibits are indoors in an air-conditioned space.
The park has free Wi-Fi, and an on-site restaurant featuring burgers, salads, and pasta.
Same-day re-entry is allowed.
Download the free Mini World mobile app to make the most of your visit.
Plan to spend at least two to three hours at the park.
How to Get There
The most convenient way to reach Mini World Lyon is by public transit. Take metro line A or tram line T3 to the Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie stop, about 15 minutes from central Lyon. Mini World Lyon is located at Pôle du Carré de Soie, 3 Avenue de Bohlen.
When to Get There
During school holidays, Mini World Lyon is open every day from 10am to 7pm. Otherwise, it’s open Wednesday through Sunday from 11am to 6pm, and closed on Monday and Tuesday. To avoid crowds, visit midweek.
Visiting the Musée Miniature et Cinéma
To continue a culture-filled excursion that the kids will love, head over to the Musée Miniature et Cinéma on Old Lyon’s Rue Saint-Jean. Check out the miniatures, as well as film props, costumes, and a functioning artists workshop. Best of all, admission is included with the Lyon City Card.
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