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Nearby Sightseeing nearby

The site of Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez Charterhouse is a gateway to the Pilat, the Rhône and the surrounding territories. It forms an entrance point to Saint-Etienne and its region, leading visitors and tourists to explore the town, its museums, events and other remarkable sites.

A visit to Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez Charterhouse will no doubt encourage you to explore other aspects of the Saint Etienne Métropole area, which are easily accessible. A few examples are shown here.

 

Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole

Saint-Priest-en-Jarez
What do the MoMa in New York, the Peggy-Guggenheim Collection in Venice and the Villa Medicis in Rome have in common? The MAMC has lent works to all of them.
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Planétarium de Saint-Etienne

Saint-Étienne
Spend an hour watching a 2D or 3D 360° film followed by a guided tour of the starry skies at the Planétarium de Saint-Etienne. Have fun learning and exploring the sky and space at the planetarium.
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La Mourine - Maison des forgerons

Saint-Martin-la-Plaine
Visitors to this ironmongers will feel like they're straddling two eras in this unique and interactive museum, where the forge of yesteryear mingles with that of the present day.
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Château de Bouthéon, musée et parc animalier

Andrézieux-Bouthéon
Come and explore the castle, from its medieval wing to its Renaissance wing. Discover the Forez interpretation centre and the aquarium of the Loire river, take part in what's going on, or enjoy a stroll around the zoological and botanical gardens!
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La Maison des Tresses et Lacets

La Terrasse-sur-Dorlay
The Maison des Tresses et Lacets is in the middle of the Vallée du Dorlay where the hydraulics-based textile industry was at its height in the 19th century. The museum is in a former textile factory, the Moulin-Pinte, and welcomes visitors today.
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Cité du design - Fermé Temporairement

Saint-Étienne
Established on the site of the arms factory "Manufacture d'Armes de St-Etienne", in the heart of the creative district of Manufacture-Plaine-Achille, Cité du Design is a centre of higher education, research and experimentation, conferences and exhibitions.
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Musée d'Art et d'Industrie

Saint-Étienne
The Musée d'Art et d'Industrie was renovated and extended by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. Its prestigious collections now cover 3 floors of exhibition space and illustrate Saint-Etienne's major industries: cycling, weapons and textiles.
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Maison du Passementier

Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds
Ode to the Ribbon, or How a simple strip of fabric governed whole families' lives for decades. Demonstrations, explanations and just a touch of nostalgia. No need to get tearful though, the ribbon is still hanging on in there.
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Couriot Musée de la mine

Saint-Étienne
If you think mining is something to do with big data, it is time to have a day out at the Puits Couriot. Before it was here that miners went underground to dig coal.
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Espace Zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine

Saint-Martin-la-Plaine
Explore a new world and experience new sensations. Get up close to gorillas and lions with our glass enclosures!
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