Former Motte-Bossut factory

This old cotton mill (1862), an example of 19C industrial architecture, was renovated by the architect Alain Sarfati to house France's "working world" archives. From the outside, this "castle of industry" has the appearance of both a liner and a medieval fortress, with its crenellations, watchtower and metal drawbridge above the entrance.

Useful information

Address : 

78 boulevard du Gén.-Leclerc, 59100 Roubaix

Phone:

+33 3 20 65 38 00

Opening hours

Wed-Fri 9am-5pm - closed Bank Hols, other periods (telephone for timetable)

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