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Opening times
Prices & ticketing


Wednesday 18 Sept. 2019
to Sunday 5 Jan. 2020

Tuesday to Friday, 11am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 7pm

Late Fridays opening until 10pm: 27 Sept., 11 Oct., 15 Nov., 13 Dec.

Exeptional closures 24th and 31st dec. at 5pm.

Weekly closure: on Monday


Groups & schools
Information and reservations
on +33(0)4 27 46 65 66 | public@labiennaledelyon.com

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Prices & ticketing

Full price: €16

Admission ticket + guided tour or audioguide: from €17

Concessions: €9

Admission ticket + guided tour or audioguide: from €13
Proof of eligibility required: under-26s, job seekers, large-family card, teachers (including art-school and architecture-school staff), disabled people’s companions, cultural professionals, late-opening days after 6pm

Free admission

Proof of eligibility required: under-15s, Pass Région holders, students on qualification-awarding courses in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, art and applied-arts school students, art-history and visual-arts students on qualification-awarding courses, RSA (basic income) recipients; MAPRA, Maison Des Artistes, ICOM and IBA card holders; LYON CITY CARD holders, disabled people


Permanent personal pass giving unlimited access to Fagor Factory, macLYON and Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes. Valid throughout the Biennale.
Pass Simple (1 person): €25
Pass Duo (2 people): €40
Pass Jeune (under-26s): €16


Guided tours: €4 (1h) / €5 (1h30)
Workshops: €10
Audioguide: €5

The admission ticket gives once-only access to the Fagor Factory, macLYON and the Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes. Valid throughout the Biennale.

Ticketing online with
queue skipping e-tickets or on site.

Ticket sales close 1h before exhibitions close.
Ticketing online from 18 September.

Information & reservations

on +33(0)4 27 46 65 65
Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm from 17 Sept.

The biennale for people with reduced mobility

All the exhibitions are accessible to people in wheelchairs or with reduced mobility. Folding chairs are available for visitors who find it uncomfortable to stand for a long time. Don’t hesitate to ask for one at the cloakroom.


Les Usines Fagor, 2019 © Blaise Adilon

Fagor Factory

mac LYON © Stéphane Rambaud


Oeuvre de Megan Rooney

Central Peninsula

Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes

Institute of Contemporary Art


We have proposals to suit each group: guided tours, awareness-raising trails, encounters and more.


Guided tours and workshops are run every Saturday and Sunday, and daily during school holidays, for visitors aged three and over. Prices: €4-10 depending on the format.

The programme will soon be available.


An exhaustive bilingual (French and English) audioguide, enriched by interviews with the exhibition’s artists and curators, is available for visitors as they explore the Fagor Factory and macLYON. Producer: Audiovisit.
Price: €5
Admission + audioguide pack: €18 or €14 (concessionary rate)
Available for purchase online from 18 September


The exhibition guide-catalogue can be purchased at the bookshops of the Fagor Factory, macLYON and IAC Villeurbanne once the exhibition opens.
Price: €15

© Blandine SOULAGE
Les Usines Fagor, 2019 © Blaise Adilon


At the Fagor Factory

Café Biennale by Le Cousu

A pop-up café/restaurant at the heart of the Fagor Factory exhibition, for brunch, lunch or an evening aperitif! Open during exhibition opening hours.

At macLYON

Le Café du Musée – A café/restaurant with a terrace overlooking Tête d’Or Park, for refreshments or a bite to eat.
Open Tuesday, 10am to 6pm; and Wednesday-Sunday, 10am to 7pm. 
Bookings: +0033 (0)4 37 42 61 09