The Maison des Canuts invites you to discover five centuries of Lyon’s silk industry well-known for its technical, social and creative prestige. Our website has been completely updated and expanded. Go on a guided tour and discover Jacquard’s invention through weaving demonstrations on hand looms, silkworms’ lifecycle, the Canuts social influence during the 19th century and today’s reality in Rhône-Alpes textile industry.


Our shop products guarantee the excellence of our regional know-how: foulards, scarves, ties, woven images and passementerie.


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