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Description

This unique site, which symbolises industrial France and the 'Trente Glorieuses' (a thirty year period of rapid growth in France following the end of the Second World War) brings together several historical buildings. Come and experience the impressive plays of light, the colours, the dimensions, the models, archival documents, Le Corbusier's sculptures and Le Corbusier's tapestries, videos, Guariche furniture, etc.
Listen to the story of the great social and urban utopias of the past century, which were the result of a coming together of visionary architects and bold professionals. They shared the belief that architecture could contribute to a better world...
La Maison de la culture (cultural centre). Go back to the time of Malraux and Eugène Claudius-Petit, the post war Minister of Reconstruction, who became the mayor of Firminy. Historical archives, exhibition rooms, films, exhibition of Pierre Guariche's furniture designs (a renowned 1950s designer), building marvels, artistic fresco...
The Stadium. A unique building for sport by Le Corbusier, along with his stadium in Baghdad. Any similarities or duplications? That's for you to decide.
Ask for the book about the Baghdad Gymnasium in the shop!
The church. An unexpected world of playing light, colour and dimensions. Extraordinary resonance in the nave. The temporary exhibitions are regularly renewed. The all-important exhibition of artistic works by Le Corbusier.
The Firminy-Vert district. Grand Prix for Urban Planning in 1961. A perfect example of the innovative concept of limiting space for cars in favour of the natural world and pedestrian areas.
Ask for an audio guide.

Design: Le Corbusier, A. Wogenscky, J. Oubrerie

Opening

From 07/01 to 17/02/2019
Opening hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 12.30 pm and between 1.30 pm and 6 pm.

From 18/02 to 07/07/2019
Opening hours on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 12.30 pm and between 1.30 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st.

From 08/07 to 01/09/2019
Opening hours daily between 10 am and 12.30 pm and between 1.30 pm and 6 pm.

From 02/09 to 10/11/2019
Opening hours on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 12.30 pm and between 1.30 pm and 6 pm.
Closed on Tuesday.

Additional info

  • Services :Guided individual toursUnguided group toursGuided group toursEducational visitsThemed tourShopTourist brochuresTourist informationGuided toursUnguided individual tours
  • Equipments :LiftAuditoriumToiletsPublic WCAir conditioningExhibition spaceCar parkDefibrillatorParkingCoach parking
  • Payment :Bank/credit cardChequeCashPass’Région
  • Spoken languages :French

Prices

Adult: 5.50 to 6.50 €.

Free entry for children < 8 years, press, the holders of the M'ra card.

Complements

- Entrée du site Pass famille (4 personnes dont un -18ans): 20€

- Visite guidée centre civique (maison de la culture, stade et église) :

jusqu'à 1h30: tarif réduit : 9 € tarif plein: 10.5 €

- Visite guidée Unité d'Habitation (appartement témoin, école et toit terrasse)

jusqu'à 1h30 tarif réduit : 8.50€ tarif plein : 10.00€

- Pass Découverte ( entrée site + visite guidée unité d'habitation) valable sur

2 journées consécutives tarif réduit : 12.00€ tarif plein : 14.00€

- Pass "Le Corbusier" ( entrée du site + visite guidée centre civique + visite guidée Unité d'habitation) valable sur 2 journées consécutives

tarif réduit : 14.50€ tarif plein : 17.00€

Produits (hors entrée du site)

- Atelier -18ans: 5.00€

- Conférence: tarif réduit : 3.00€ tarif réduit : 4.00€

Prices

From 2017-11-13 To 2019-12-31
  • Adult : From 5.5 € To 6.5 €

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