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About the experience

The exhibition "Tutankhamun. Discovering the Forgotten Pharaoh" immerses you in the heart of Ancient Egypt and the most famous archaeological explorations in History, Howard Carter's, which led to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

The visit lasts between 1.5 and 2 hours.

The exhibition takes place at La Sucrière (49-50 Quai Rambaud, 69002, Lyon, France).

The audio guide (in French or English) is included in the entrance price.

L’audioguide est disponible en français ou en anglais.

Les textes de l’exposition sont présentés en français et en anglais.

Guided tours are available at €90 for one hour and a half and for a group of 20 people maximum. Please book your guided tour via at least 5 days in advance.

Si vous êtes au moins 15 personnes, vous pouvez visiter l’exposition au tarif préférentiel de 15€ par personne.

If you wish to visit the museum without a guide, you can make your reservation by email to : with "Adult group" as an email subject.

For a more specific experience (guided tour, privatisation, etc.), you can also contact our team via

School groups can visit the exhibition with the advantageous price of €9 pp, with a free accompanying person per 15 students. Additional accompanying persons will have to pay €9 as well.

School visits can be done with audio guides (included in the price) ou with a guide (€90 for one hour and a half, 20 students per guide maximum).

To book a school visit, contact our team via

This is an indoor exhibition.

Benches are available throughout the exhibition.

Pictures are allowed, without a flash and with respect for the others visitors. Professional equipment and tripods are strictly forbidden.

Animals are not allowed in the exhibition, except for service dogs.


About the exhibition location

Yes, the exhibition site is accessible by public transport: Line T1/T2 " Hôtel de Région Montrochet" stop or bus S1 "La Sucrière" stop.

There is a car park located at the Confluence Shopping Centre, however there is no car park at the exhibition site.

Yes, it is accessible to PRMs and equipped with adapted bathrooms, an elevator and an outdoor ramp.

A wheelchair is at your disposal, you can request it at the reception desk.

There is no café or restaurant at the exhibition site.

Yes, there are.

No there is not. The Vigipirate plan in France is still in force, therefore the reception staff is prohibited from keeping your personal belongings.


About the tickets and the reservation

We advise you to book your tickets online to ensure an access to the exhibition at the time and date of your choice. 

You can however still buy your tickets when you arrive.

Dans la limite des places disponibles, nous pouvons vous aider à modifier la date et/ou l’heure de votre ticket.

Contactez-nous pour cela via ou au +33 4 78 79 23 61.

It is best for you to arrive at the time indicated on your ticket. However, if you arrive earlier or later, our teams will do their best to welcome you at the exhibition site, subject to availability.

If you booked a ticket for the last time slot of the day, we advise you to arrive on time so you can have time to visit the exhibition entirely and properly.

If you arrive earlier or later, our teams will be pleased to welcome you, subject to availability. 

Les tickets ne sont pas remboursables. Vous pouvez consulter nos conditions générales de vente ici

Si vous ne pouvez pas vous rendre à l’exposition, il vous est possible de modifier la date et l’heure de votre ticket. Contactez-nous pour cela via ou au +33 4 78 79 23 61.

If you lose your ticket, please contact us at en indiquant votre nom, prénom et l’adresse email ayant servi à la réservation.

We do have a reduced rate of €15 for seniors who hold the Senior Card of the city of Lyon. If that is your case, please get your tickets at the exhibition reception desk with this document.