St Etienne's French weapons and cycle factory

Who does not remember with atouch of nostalgiathose antiquated catalogues with hand drawn picturesof the most unlikely objects which created an al ;most insatiable desire to have them ? Created by Léon Lamaizière in 1893 the buildings of the famous factory had a key put under the gate in 1985 which used to be in his catalogue. These have now been converted into a conference centre. Offices, shopping mall and a planetarium.

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Saint-Étienne Planetarium
Saint-Étienne Planetarium
Distinguished by its semicircular dome,
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Saint Étienne Jardin des Plantes
Saint Étienne Jardin des Plantes
From the alleys or better still the
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Museum of Art and Industry
Museum of Art and Industry
Remodelled by architect Jean-Michel
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Rue Michelet
Rue Michelet
This main road parallel to the Rue
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Museum of old St Etienne
Museum of old St Etienne
There is a map here dating from 1258
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Rue Denis-Escoffier
Rue Denis-Escoffier
At the corner of this old St Etienne
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Rue Michelet
Rue Michelet
This main road parallel to the Rue
15 minutes
Rue Denis-Escoffier
Rue Denis-Escoffier
At the corner of this old St Etienne
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Maison François-Ier
Maison François-Ier
This is an attractive 16C facade adorned
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Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Saint-Étienne Planetarium
Saint-Étienne Planetarium
Distinguished by its semicircular dome,
60 minutes
Museum of Art and Industry
Museum of Art and Industry
Remodelled by architect Jean-Michel
120 minutes
Museum of old St Etienne
Museum of old St Etienne
There is a map here dating from 1258
60 minutes
See all