This presentation of the museum's collection aims to rediscover the place occupied by objects, through several of the major art movements of the 20th and 21st centuries, such as Cubism, Surrealism and New Realism.
Included in the Saint-Etienne City Card
and its temporary exhibitions
with free Access
Boat trip over the loire river as well as the many reduced activities
to public transport
tram and bus
Discounts on shows
available throughout the year
in a selection of shops
and concessions in
our partner restaurants
To gain free admission to the museums and other tourist attractions listed in this guide, simply show your
Saint-Etienne City Card at the ticket desk. The Saint-Etienne City Card can be used for all self-guided tours, with some exceptions. 1 admission included per attraction.
You can visit as many attractions as you wish!
A saving of time and money are guaranteed. Your Saint-Etienne City Card will quickly pay its way! Savings are guaranteed!
- The average entry fee for a museum: €6
- The average price of a guided tour: €5.80
- Price of the cruise: €10.50
- Price of a one day ticket for the public transport: €6
Unlimited, free travel on the local STAS transport network. Place your Saint-Etienne City Card on the terminal every time you enter a bus or tram.
The pass can be used for the entire duration of the card
(1, 2 or 3 consecutive days), 7/7, from the begining to the end of the service period of public transport.
The transportation pass included in Saint-Etienne City Card is activated on the first entry on the STAS network regardless of when your card was initially stamped.
Listen to the story of Saint-Etienne with a guided tour led by a tour guide authorised by the Department for Culture. It is recommended that this service is reserved by phone. The walking tours are included in the Saint-Etienne City Card. Depending on availability. Program and schedule are available at the Tourist board, Internet website or by phone.
Special offers and discounts
Your Saint-Etienne City Card brings even more savings by allowing you to enjoy reduced prices, special discounts and other unique offers. On showing a valid Saint-Etienne City Card, you will also be offered discounts on many leisure activities :
cruises, shows, festivals, leisure activities, Planétarium, Château de Bouthéon...
Exceptional offers are regularly proposed according to the cultural events of Saint-Etienne in conjunction with Saint-Etienne Tourisme. Ask for a special leaflet from the Tourist Office and find out about everything that is happening in the region.
Discounts from a selection of shops, including gourmet food stores and the Musée des Verts football museum shop. Enjoy 10% off all your souvenir purchases from the Saint-Etienne Tourist Office shop, as well as the shops at the Le Corbusier site in Firminy and at the Chartreuse de Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez. Some discounts and concessions are also available to you in 'Cuiz’in sur Cours' shops and at 'La Boutique de Kaori'.
Tasty treats are even more appetising wih the City Card ! Enjoy a free drink, complementary coffee or a discount off your bill in participating restaurants. Subject to eating a meal and on presentation of your valid Saint-Etienne City Card. Ask for a special leaflet from the Tourist Office and find out about all the offers and participating partners.
Saint-Etienne City Card Attractions
- Cité du Design
- Site Le Corbusier, Firminy
- Musée d'art moderne et contemporain
- Musée d'Art et d'Industrie
- Puits Couriot Parc-Musée de la Mine
- Musée des Verts
- La Chartreuse de Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez
- Maison du Passementier
- La Mourine - Maison des forgerons
- Maison des tresses et lacets
- Musée du Vieux Saint-Etienne
- Maison du Patrimoine et de la mesure
- Mémorial de la Résistance et de la Déportation
- Musée des sapeurs pompiers de la Loire
- Maison de la nature
- Ville d'art et d'histoire guided tours
- Planétarium de Saint-Etienne
- Pass Partoo
- Croisière découverte Gorges de la Loire
- Château de Bouthéon
- France Aventures
- Sport Evasion
- Moto Quad Concept
- Festival des 7 Collines
- Nouveau Théâtre de Beaulieu
- Théâtre Libre
- L'Autre Lieu
- Coeur de Saison / Festival des Oreilles en Pointe
- L'Imprimerie Théâtre
- Festival des Arts Burlesques
- Théâtre du Parc
- Festival des Oreilles en Pointe
- L'Absinthe Café
- Aux Terrasses de Bacchus
- Chez Marinette
- Encas & Co
- La Java Bleue
- La P'tite Poule Rousse
- La Taverne de Maître Kanter
- Le 1827 Best Western
- Le Bistrot Gaga
- Le Cartusien
- Le Pont Nantin
- Le Réfectoire
- Le Serpolet
- Shop of the Chartreuse de Saint-Croix-en-Jarez
- Shop of the site Le Corbusier in Firminy
- Le Val Gourmand
- Shop of Saint-Etienne Tourisme
- Cuiz'in sur cours
- Boutique Kaori
- Shop Musée des Verts
- L'entre 2 po
- Aux Gueules Noires
- Les Négociants
- Mon Jardin secret
- Nota Bene
- Nouai Borfa
- Restaurant le C
- Les 3 sardines
- Chez les fondus
- Comédie Triomphe
- Le plaisir en équilibre
- La Friterie
- Boutique du grand magasin de la Cité du design[Version anglaise]
- L & Lui
- Le regency
DiscountView on the map
Cité du Design
Site Le Corbusier, Firminy
Musée d'art moderne et contemporain
Musée d'Art et d'Industrie
Puits Couriot Parc-Musée de la Mine
Musée des Verts
La Chartreuse de Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez
Ville d'art et d'histoire guided tours
Croisière découverte Gorges de la Loire
The current exhibitions
From Saturday 5th of March 2016 to Sunday 30th of July 2017
Archaeology of the present, museum collection
From the 9th of march to the 9th of april 2017
Zoom ! Angénieux, changer d'optique
Engaged in the study of the district's businesses and their know-how, the Musée d'Art et d'Industrie presents here the story of an industrial adventure from its foundations to the changes due to digital technology.
From the 10th of december 2016 to the 30th of june 2017
Foot EvolutionsThis opening will be the main entrance for answering the question: "What about tomorrow?" and will echo the theme of the 2017 Biennale: the Evolution of Work.As well as being the most popular sport, unleashing passion and creating scandal, praised to the skies and criticised, generator of landmark and federating events, passionate debates and both human and athletic performance, football is also a source of inspiration for artists, designers, scientists and researchers.
From the 9th of march to the 9th of april 2017
Popcorn : Art, Design and Cinema
The exhibition includes works of art and design, objects from the Museum's collections, films by designers, excerpts from previously unseen films, installations, photographs. This exhibition proposes an exploration of 4 highlights: "Cinéma - Usine", "Vers la Lune", "Leçon de cinéma" and "Design d'art et d'essai".
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