L'Usine des Eaux de Cuire, Caluire et Cuire

#12 of 58 in Historic Sites in Rhone
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
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  • Take a guided tour (I suspect that's the ONLY way you can visit here) It's astounding - very very interesting, from the wter collection basin (shown) to the impressively GIGANTIC pumps - it's a...  more »
  • We found the information on this in the 'Votre weekend a Lyon' brochure. It seems to be a bit of a hidden secret, as many of the Lyonnais people I talked to had no idea it was there. Basically it...  more »
  • It seems to be for school buses only, rarely open. Buildings are nice there. Besutiful place. No museum.
  • It's a bit of human history. Water is life. The tour begins from the time when Lyon was a rather unique city as water-fueled, in the first centuries under Rome by aqueducts. You had to wait until the middle of the 19th century to regain half, you read well, half the volume issued to the city 16 centuries earlier. It is this factory that ensured the supply of water from Lyon from 1853. A big thank you to the Guide. A small Museum of techniques. A large balance pump, 20 meters high, the time when steam animated our technologies. Check it out. 👍
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