Musée Miniature et Cinéma is a fascinating interactive gallery in Lyon, France that houses an incredibly impressive collection of all things miniature. Historical recreations of traditional arts and crafts, theater and film and miniatures of Asian influence can be found while exploring throughout the different rooms of the museum
Unique in France, the main collection presents over 100 hyperreal miniature scenes on two stories. More than mere technical achievements, these creations are mirages of their own kind. Their outstanding realism revives one’s memories and exhales a distinct sense of nostalgia. The subtle lighting arrangement, the painstaking replication of old textures, the use of the same original materials, all contribute to the creation of a moving poetry that resonates with each new miniature panorama.
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