Practical information

The museum is situated in Rochetaillée-sur-Saône, 11 km to the north of Lyon on the D433, near the banks of the Saône, 20 minutes from Lyon city centre.


  • Address : 645, rue du Musée, 69270 Rochetaillée-sur-Saône
  • Tel : (033) 4 78 22 18 80
  • Email :

Opening Times


In January
  • ONLY open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    (Ticket office closes at 5 p.m.)
  • Group visits from Tuesday to Sunday with advance booking only.


From 1st February
  • Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ticket office closes 5 p.m.)
  • Open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. the third Friday of every month.
  • Group visits from Tuesday to Sunday with advance booking only


Closed on
  • 1st January and 25th December.



Entry to the museum
  • Full rate : €6
  • Free of charge (on presentation of proof) for children under 18, unemployed (with up-to-date documentation), handicapped and accompanying carer, holders of a Lyon City Card, ICOM card, ICOMOS card
  • Reduced rate : €4 (on presentation of proof) for young people aged 18 to 25, employees of the Lyon tourist office, season-ticket holders of the Musée des Confluences and visitors to the Maison Ampère.


Cards and subscriptions

Annual Museums Card :

  • Full rate: €25
  • Reduced rate: €7 (young people aged 18 to 25)
  • Free of charge (welfare beneficiaries)

Annual Culture Card :

  • Full rate: €38
  • Reduced rate: €15 (young people aged 18 to 25)
  • Free of charge (welfare beneficiaries)


Methods of payment accepted :
  • Credit or debit card (contactless)
  • Cheque 
  • Cash (except for €100 and €200 notes) 
  • Holiday vouchers are not accepted 

Getting to the museum


By car or bus
  • Easy access from Lyon city centre by the D433.
  • Free parking
  • Motorway access: N216 (Rocade Est) – A46 exit 2 signed Genay - Massieux
  • The museum is reached via the roundabout on the Quai Pierre Dupont. The village of Rochetaillée-sur-Saône is closed to goods vehicles.


By public transport
  • Buses 40 and 70, get off at the Rochetaillée (Intermarché) bus stop just before the village of Rochetaillée-sur-Saône. From there it is a walk of around 10 minutes to the museum through the village.



The reception staff at the Musée de l’Automobile Henri Malartre are available to answer questions and facilitate access for handicapped visitors.

The visit itinerary through the exhibition rooms is accessible for persons with reduced mobility, but the château does not yet have an elevator, although one is expected to be installed in the coming years.

Guide dogs are welcome.

Special parking bays close to the entrance are reserved for people with reduced mobility.

So that visitors can be welcomed in the safest health conditions, the following measures are in place :

  • A facemask must be worn by all visitors over 6 years old.
  • Hand sanitising gel is available throughout the visit. 
  • Restriction of numbers in all the exhibition rooms to comply with social distancing rules.
  • There is no cloakroom or lockers where belongings can be deposited.

The museum team is there to welcome you, provide directions and ensure that you get the most out of your visit.

These measures may be modified if the health situation and health recommendations change.

Thank you for your understanding!