Musée d'Art et d'Industrie, Saint-Etienne

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Industry melds into fine art at Musée d'Art et d'Industrie. Weaponry exhibits display both the beauty and brutality of industry. Textiles demonstrate the harmonization of function and artifice through fabrics and looms. Be sure to check out Da Vinci-like sculptures which show off both the mechanics and aesthetics of the bicycle. Plan to visit Musée d'Art et d'Industrie and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Saint-Etienne attractions using our Saint-Etienne travel itinerary planner.
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  • This palace is surrounded by a park, it looks like a three floor house but has an underground basement where there is the bicycle museum so is bigger than what is perceived from outside. This palace i...  more »
  • What keeps me from giving this museum 5 stars is the fact that I expected more information on French industrialization, factories and the likes. Still, the collection of ribbons (along with the ribbon...  more »
  • Really great museum. Helpful staff. Really interesting to look back at the industrial heritage of the city of St Etienne. Well worth a visit.  more »
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  • Excellent collections of the industrial activity of the region. A wonder.
  • Museum to do very interresting incomtournable at the Museum of art and industry of saint etienne - very beautiful collections of weapons from the arms of St. Stephen at beautiful times factory the know-how of SaintEetienne-and finally the beautiful garden plants of saint Etienne and the opera - beautiful nice green space the summer...
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  • Small Sunday morning visit to family with children 4 to 7 years. Interesting and varied, the part cycle and textiles have particularly seduces us, accessible to children... More than firearms of course! We had no temporary exhibition provided the tour was complete.
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  • Come by chance during the biennale of design, I was seduced by this museum. Presentations are pleasant, warm place and... industrial collections!
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  • A visit to discover the history of armament through time. There are beautiful pieces. Very interesting. Another part is dedicated to bikes. Very nice Museum.
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