The Cultural Centre, an outstanding Monument listed by Unesco!

Constructed between 1961 and 1965, this was the first completed part of the arts and sports centre intended to complement the new neighbourhood of Firminy-Vert, which was launched in 1954....

Practical informations

Le Site Le Corbusier is open from 10 am to 12:30 am and from 1:30 pm to 6 pm.              


Careful : As we dismantle our exhibition “RITUALS AND ROUTINES, Histoire de geste(s)”, the basement of the church of Saint-Pierre won’t be accessible on 18th, 20th and 25th September; only the nave will stay open to the public.


Entrance fee: full rate 6,50€/ reduced rate 5,50€* / free under 8.
Family Pass (site entrance for 4 people including one under 18): 20€


Guided tour of the Maison de la Culture and the church: full rate 4€ / reduced rate 3,50€* + site entrance
Guided tour of the Unité d’Habitation: full rate 10€ / reduced rate 8,50€* (site entrance not included)

Discovery Pass (site entrance + guided tour of Unité d’Habitation): full rate 14€ / reduced rate 12€*
Le Corbusier Pass (site entrance + 2 guided tours): full rate 17€ / reduced rate 14,50€*

See guided tours agenda on the page “guided tours”
Booking is mandatory for the guided tour of the Unité d’Habitation, limited access.
Informations and reservations: +33 (0)4 77 61 08 72.

Informations and rates for groups

We accept: cash, cheques, debit cards.



*Reduced rates: under 18, over 65, students, large families, persons with reduced mobility, unemployed, local “passeport patrimoine”.

Free admissions: under 8, journalists, ICOM/ICOMOS card, conference guides, ambassador card, Saint-Etienne City card (site entrance only).



Audioguided tour of the Firminy-Vert district (outdoors only)

Free download of the map and the audioguide


Desks and shops at the Cultural Centre and at the church.

Train : Firminy station (15 mn walk),

Floor markings from the train station square to the Cultural Centre

Bus: line 1 St-Etienne/Firminy, station « église Le Corbusier » (1 mn walk)

Car: N88, exit “Firminy-Centre”, 2 parking lots.

GPS address : Bd Périphérique du Stade – 42700 Firminy.
GPS coordinates :

-Latitude : 45.38239414073881
-Longitude : 4.288389269836443