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The Musée d'Art et d'Industrie was renovated and extended by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. Its prestigious collections now cover 3 floors of exhibition space and illustrate Saint-Etienne's major industries: cycling, weapons and textiles.
Ribbons, ribbon weaving equipments, warping machines, plates, fuses, bombardes, dandy horses, grand bi, derailleurs: when you come to visit our original permanent and temporary exhibitions, which are interactive, you will enjoy finding out about the region’s history as well as the history of those who have lived through it. At the museum of art and industry you can find out about ribbon weavers, who were ingenious technicians and masters of a complex engineering process. When you come in, you are entering a place which has retained the magic of its 150 years with poetic and up-to-date museography.
It represents an opportunity to share a pleasurable visit. Both young and old can come to play, learn, be amazed, look and reflect!
- Opening period
- Equipments & Services
- Bons plans
Free entry for children < 16 years, press, Job-seeker, the students.
Group rate available for > 10 people.
- Air conditioning
- Exhibition space
- Car park
- Entertainments room
- Film room
- Pay car park
- Coach parking
- Educational visits
- Coach access
- Room hire
- Themed tour
- Permanent entertainments organiser
- Tourist brochures
- Guided tours
From 19/05/2021 to 31/03/2022
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st and December 25th.
Included in City Card