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Opening hours

Opening hours

Administration reception

The administration reception of the EPCC (Cité du design- Higher School of Art and Design) is open from Monday to Friday from 9h to 12h30 and from 13h30 to 17h.
Opening hours

Reception - Ticket Office- Boutique

The "boutique" team is there to welcome you from Tuesday to Sunday from 11h to 18h.

Closed : 1st January, 1st and 8th May, Ascension Thursday, 14th July, 15th August, 1st and 11th November, 25th December

The Observation Tower

Discover the panoramic view of the city of Saint-Etienne from the Observation Tower on Saturdays and Sundays from 11h30 to 17h45

Attention ! Access to the tower is by stairway only
Opening hours

The Platine Café & Restaurant

The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Friday from 9h to 19h, and at weekends from 11h to 17h
Opening hours

The material resources centre

The material resources centre is open to the professional public, designers, industrial actors, researchers, teachers or students and school groups.
Only the presentation display window on the theme "transfer of applications" is accessible to the general public in the material resources centre.
Opening hours : Monday to Thursday from 10h00 to 18h00, and Friday from 10h00 to 17h00
Opening hours

The mediatheque

The Mediatheque is open to students and teachers of the School from Monday to Thursday from 10h to 18h and the Friday from 10h to 17h.

The centre is open to the public from Tuesday to Thursday from 11h to 18h, and Friday from 11h to 17h
Closed: 1st and 8th May, Ascension Thursday, 14th July, the month of August, 1st and 11th November, and Christmas holidays.

Reduced opening hours during the School holiday periods (one week in February and April, the months of July and September) from Monday to Friday 10 to 12h and 14h to 17h

To reserve or obtain further details of the activities proposed by the Cité du design.

Contact / Reservation
Phone : +33 (0)4 77 49 74 70

Visit hours

Unaccompanied Visits

Unaccompanied visits without a guide are possible from Tuesday to Sunday from 11h to 18h.
Unaccompanied visits are accessible for groups ; schools, leisure centres, students or adults, without reservation

Guided Visits

The Cite du design proposes guided visits linked to its exhibitions. These target a large public, interested in discovering more about design.

All Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm and every Wednesday from 17 to 28 August 2013 at 3:30pm