Comfort Suites Lyon Est Eurexpo
17 Rue de la Cordiere
Phone: (33) 811 030435
Fax: (33) 478 206858
Atelier de Soierie (Silk Workshop)
Mo to Fr from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM,Mo to Fr from 02:00 PM to 06:30 PM,Sa from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM,Sa from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PMSince the 16th Century, Lyon has been the city of silk. The Atelier de Soierie demonstrates and allows one to appreciate how squares of silk are colored in typical Lyonnaise fashion. Visitors can actually see a demonstration of how products are made. On display here are Duffy Palmes, Cornets, Fragments Persans and Herade. There is a shop where you can buy cravats, shawls, silk squares, scarfs and more.