Opening Musée des Confluences (Lyon, France)

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After years of construction the new Musée des Confluences in Lyon (which looks like a futuristic spaceship) is opening on 20 December 2014. The museum possesses an important ethnographic collection including about 6000 objects from Africa among which 700 from Madagascar and 300 from Ivory Coast – read more about the history of their holdings here.

In case you will be visiting Lyon, don’t forget the Musée Africain – 5 Continents recently published an excellent book about their collection by the way.

musée des Confluences Lyon opening