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General informations

  • What is the minimal age required to appreciate Mini World Lyon ?
    Mini World Lyon is a park suitable for everyone. Children, adolescents and adults of every age can benefit from it. Even very young children from 2 yo will have fun observing the magic of our animated miniature worlds.
  • How long does it take for visiting Mini World Lyon?
    A minimum of 1:30 is necessary to visit our worlds. It can easily take between 3 and 4 hours, and even more if you take the time to look at the thousands of scenes of life!
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    Yes, you can access by subway, tramway, and bus. If you come by car, the “Périphérique Est” (East peripheral) is very close to the park, and a free car park with 1,800 parking spots is available on site.
    Please consult our Practical Informations section for any further information.

  • Is Mini World Lyon an indoor or outdoor park?
    The park is installed indoors, so there is no weather constraint!
  • Can we go out of Mini World Lyon and go back later during the day?
    Yes, a re-entry stamp allows you to go in and out of the park all along the day.
  • Can we take some photos?
    Yes, photos and videos are even strongly recommended! Do not hesitate to share them on the social networks #MiniWorldLyon. The only constraint is that selfie sticks are forbidden because they could damage the animated miniature worlds.
  • Can we pay with “Chèques Vacances” (French holidays cheques)?

    Yes, it is possible.

  • Is it possible to bring some food and beverage in the park?
    No, food and beverage are not permitted inside Mini World Lyon. A snack restaurant with low prices is open all day.
  • What are the conditions to access to the park for visitors with disabilities?

    The park is entirely accessible for people with disabilities. The free parking includes spaces reserved for disabled persons. For your visit, we recommend you to favour the start of the day when it is easier to move inside the worlds. A special rate of €6 is available for persons in wheelchairs. The access is even free for children under 18 years old.

  • Which payment methods are accepted?

    Only the credit card, cash and “Chèques Vacances” (French holidays cheques) are accepted.
    Caution: cheques are not accepted.

  • Children & Services for your little ones

  • Does the park provide some changing areas?
    Yes, change tables are available in several toilets of the park.
  • What is the minimum age to visit the park?

    No minimum age is required, the park is aimed at everyone, even the little ones.
    The visit is free for children under the age of 4.

  • Is it possible to park our strollers inside the park?
    Yes, a “stroller parking” is available close to the lockers area. Indeed, the strollers’ circulation may disturb the discover of the miniature worlds.
  • Can we organize some birthday celebrations for children?

    Yes, you can organize a wonderful birthday celebration for your children, please consult our offer.

  • Restaurant Service

  • Can we go to the restaurant without park’s ticket?

    Yes, the restaurant is open for everyone during all day. Please consult the menu and the opening hours.

  • Are there any vegetarian dishes available in the restaurant?

    Yes a vegetarian menu is available in the restaurant.

  • Are any children menu available in the restaurant?

    Yes, a children menu is available in the restaurant.

  • Are there any dishes available for people with food allergies or food intolerances?
    Unfortunately, no menus aimed at people with food allergies or intolerances are available.
  • Is it possible to make a reservation to lunch in the restaurant?

    Yes, you can make a reservation from Wednesday to Friday. However, it is not possible on Saturday and Sunday or during French (Zone A) school holidays.

  • Is it possible to use some lunch vouchers?
    Yes, lunch vouchers are permitted.
  • Shop

  • What can be bought in the shop?
    You will find in our shop some Mini World Lyon goodies, tourist souvenirs, and model products. You are also able to order the products from our online store.
  • Is it possible to exchange a product or to be reimbursed for a purchase done in the shop?
    Yes, exchange and reimbursement are possible in the shop by presenting the product in its original packaging and joining the receipt during the month following the purchase.
  • MESURES HYGIÈNE, SÉCURITÉ, PASS SANITAIRE COVID-19
    Mini World Lyon's health and safety measures are adapted to the health crisis. Online booking is recommended in order to limit waiting situations.

    Following government directives, the health pass is compulsory from the age of 18.

    A health pass? It's simple !
    ➡️ Or a COVID vaccination certificate
    ➡️ Either proof of an RT-PCR or antigen test of less than 48 hours
    ➡️ The result of a positive RT-PCR or antigen test attesting to the recovery


    ℹ️ Children up to and including 17 years old are not required to have a health pass to access our leisure park.


    ✅ The central pharmacy located in front of the park welcomes you without an appointment in the morning and between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. for an antigen test in 15 minutes flat!

    Wearing a mask is also compulsory for all visitors over the age of 11 inside the park. Hydroalcoholic gel is available at the entrance to the park and in our worlds. Regular cleaning is carried out throughout the visit route. The Restaurant remains open with a distribution of adapted tables.

    As advocated by the government, our staff will be flexible and understanding in applying this new constraint. As the situation evolves, stay connected 🙂