Prepare your visit

Find here all the practical information you need to prepare your visit of the Site Le Corbusier of Firminy!          



  • The Cultural Centre and the church can both be accessed on a guided and/or a self-guided tour.
  • The Housing Unit is accessible on guided tours only (reservation online is mandatory).
  • The Stadium and the swimming pool entrance is for sports use only.

Dogs are not accepted inside the buildings (except assistance dogs).

Catholic mass in the Saint-Pierre Church on the first sunday of the month between 10.30 and 11.30 am


From 10 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.30 pm to 6 pm.

From 13/02 until 10/07 : open everyday except on Tuesdays.

From 11/07 until 04/09 : open everyday.

Closure of the ticket desk and the shop 15 minutes before closure.

Exceptional closings on January 1st, May 1st, November 11st and December 25th.


Cultural Centre and church: 6,50 €/5,50 €/free the first Sunday of the month

Saint-Pierre church:  5 €/4 €/free the first Sunday of the month

Family Pass (site entrance for 4 people including one under 18) : 20€

Guided tour of the Cultural Centre and the church:  4 €/3,50 €* + site entrance

Guided tour of the Housing Unit:  10 €/8,50 €* (site entrance not included)

Discovery Pass (site entrance + guided tour of Unité d’Habitation):  14 €/12 €*

Le Corbusier Pass (site entrance + 2 guided tours): 17 €/14,50 €*


Informations and rates for groups

We accept: cash and debit cards.



Reduced rates (proofs will be required): under 18, over 65, students, large families, persons with reduced mobility, unemployed, local “passeport patrimoine”.

Free admissions (proofs will be required): under 8, journalists, ICOM/ICOMOS card, conference guides, Saint-Etienne City card (site entrance only), annual passes (site entrance only), students and teachers of the ENSASE, students in the HCP and DYCLAM master’s degree (Firminy campus, University Jean Monnet in Saint-Etienne).



10% discount on tickets and shop!


GPS address: Boulevard Périphérique du Stade, 42700 Firminy.

PlanTrain: Firminy station (10 mn walk).

Bus: line M1 Saint-Étienne Bellevue/Firminy, station« église Le Corbusier » (25 min).

Car: N88, exit “Firminy-Centre”.

GPS coordinates: latitude: 45.38239414073881 / Longitude: 4.28838926983644.

2 parkings lots. Range vélos (5 places) à disposition.



  • motor disability

– The Cultural Centre is accessible with a wheelchair. All exhibitions spaces are on the same floor accessible with a ramp. You can push the button located at the bottom of the ramp in order to ask for assistance.

– The church is completely accessible : a ramp gives access to the nave and a lift is located in the exhibition space.

– The Housing Unit is only partially accessible : lifts and ramps give access to the inner street and the school. The show-flat is not accessible (narrow door and stairs).

  • other disabilities

– Guided tours in French Sign Language can be booked in advance on demand.

– Tactile models of the Cultural Centre and the church are exhibited in the different monuments.



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