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La Maison de la Culture, un Monument d’exception classé Unesco !
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Construite entre 1961 et 1965, c’est la première réalisation du centre culturel et sportif destiné à compléter le nouveau quartier de Firminy-Vert démarré en 1954....
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Guided tours

Tour the site with our guides to find out about Le Corbusier, the Firminy project and its concrete architecture. See the agenda of events to discover all the available activities !

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Exceptional tours of the Unité d’Habitation!

EVERY SATURDAY

At 2 pm and 3:30 pm

Departure at Maison de la Culture (Cultural Centre)

Come and stroll around with our facilitators in the Unité d’Habitation of Firminy, latest of the 5 Le Corbusier’s Housing Units. The  “Cité Radieuse” in Marseille was the first one to be built, and acted as a model for the four others: Rezé-les-Nantes, Briey-en-Forêt, Berlin and Firminy.
Discover the unmodified 60s show-appartement, and enjoy the amazing view from the nursery school and the roof-top.

Come and visit the Firminy project and see what makes it different.

  • Information and booking: +33 4 77 61 08 72. Limited access, booking is mandatory.
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Charge: €10 / €8.50 / Free of charge for children under 8 years old. Does not include the site entrance.

 

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Maison de la Culture and church Saint-Pierre.

EVERY SATURDAY

At 10:30 am

Departure at Maison de la Culture

Visit the Maison de la Culture, listed as Unesco World Heritage, and the church, conceived in the 60s but inaugurated only in 2006!
Our guides will tell you all the secrets of these astonishing buildings.

A unique architectural adventure!

  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Charge: €4 / €3.50 / Free of charge for children under 8 years old. In addition to the site entrance ticket.

NEW

In 2017, the Site Le Corbusier proposes 2 new offers:

Discovery Pass *:  14€ / 12€

Site entrance + guided tour of the Housing Unit

Pass Le Corbusier*: 17€ / 14,50€

Site Entrance + guided tourof the Maison de la Culture and the church + guided tour of the Housing Unit

 

* Valid 2 consecutive days. Limited access, booking is required. Avalaible only on visit days, see dates above.