Cité du design - Fermé Temporairement


Established on the site of the arms factory "Manufacture d'Armes de St-Etienne", in the heart of the creative district of Manufacture-Plaine-Achille, Cité du Design is a centre of higher education, research and experimentation, conferences and exhibitions.




Adult: 4.50 to 6 €.

Free entry for children < 26 years, press, Job-seeker, the students.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

VISIT OF TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS : full price 5€ - Half price 4€
GUIDED TOURS : full price 6,50€ - reduced price 5,50€.
Free opening eahc 1st sunday of month with free access to the observatory tower (only day of opening 1st sunday of month).
Free for children under 12, ESADSE students, teachers.
Reduced price for students, unemployed, handicapped persons, family discount, persons over 65 and under 26, groups of more than 10 people.

Payment options

  • Bank/credit card Bank/credit card
  • Check Check
  • Travellers Cheque Travellers Cheque
  • Cash Cash
  • Pass’Région

Opening period

From 12/01/2022 to 07/01/2024
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

Spoken languages

  • English English
  • French French

Adapted tourism

  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs


  • Tips : Included in City Card


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Cité du design - Fermé Temporairement 3 rue Javelin Pagnon 42000 Saint-Étienne 04 77 49 74 70