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Claude Bernard Museum

A museographical space dedicated to the famous physiologist, master of experimental medicine and son of Beaujolais.

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  • Park of Claude Bernard Museum - Saint-Julien
  • Inside the Claude Bernard Museum
  • Guided tour of Claude Bernard Museum

Claude Bernard Museum, one of the best-known Frenchmen in the world

Located along the Beaujolais Wine Route, just 35 minutes north of Lyon, you can visit the scientific museum dedicated to the life of Claude Bernard, known throughout the world as the master of experimental medicine.

The museographic section dedicated to the famous physiologist unveils the incredible private and professional career of the son of Beaujolais who became the undisputed master of modern medicine.
The multifaceted and unique site comprising the house where he was born, the museum, the exhibition rooms, the park and the vineyards is the perfect place to discover many interactive and fun activities to be enjoyed by the whole family.
A visit to this museum will be an opportunity for everyone to learn more about this remarkable man who was at the same time a researcher, a winemaker, an academician, a senator, a philosopher and a friend of Pasteur and Flaubert.

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Office de tourisme du Beaujolais

Villefranche : ouvert toute l’année
D’octobre à avril : du mardi au samedi de 10h à 12h30 et de 14h à 17h
De mai à septembre : du lundi au samedi de 10h à 13h et de 14h30 à 18h.
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