The Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial will be diffused throughout the region, thanks to the participation of the different actors. Each entrance ticket is a Biennial Pass giving free access once inside each of the Biennial partner sites (Manufacture site, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Art and Industry, the Mining Museum, and the Corbusier site).
The Biennial is accessible for people with reduced mobility.
OPEN TO ALL FROM 14th TO 31st
MARCH 2013 FROM 10H TO 19H
For the Biennial the Boutique and Bookshop of the Cité du design will be installed over 100m² in the courtyard of the H building, to better welcome and inform you.
The bookshop proposes a selection of works proposed by the exhibition curators, the latest publications of the Cité du design, and notable works from the design and creation sector.
The Boutique renews a selection of objects from the design boutiques in the town centre of Saint-Etienne, presents spin-off products produced in limited editions for the Biennial, and a selection of exclusive pieces.
Two restaurants on the Manufacture site propose sweet and savoury food throughout the Biennial, from 10h to 19h.
In the Platine - Cité du design :
Café-restaurant La Platine
T. +33 (9) 83 29 41 79
In the H building courtyard - Cité du design :
T. +33 (4) 77 78 37 50
HOW TO GET TO SAINT-ÉTIENNE?
ACCESS BY CAR
Bruxelles, Milan, Marseille, Lyon by A47. Take the A72, Exit 14 (Zenith Saint-Etienne Métropole)
Barcelona, Paris, Clermont-Ferrand by the A72, Exit 12 (Stade Geoffroy GUICHARD) follow Boulevard Thiers
Le Puy-en-Velay, Firminy by RN88, take the A72, Exit 12 (Stade Geoffroy GUICHARD) follow Boulevard Thiers
ACCESS BY TRAIN
From Paris or from Lyon, you can arrive at two different stations:
Gare de Châteaucreux :
Gare de Carnot:
station nearest to the Cité du Design
(5 minutes on foot)
ACCESS BY PLANE
Lyon Airport, Saint-Exupéry
The Rhone-Express tramway links the Lyon-Saint-Exupery airport with the Part-Dieu train station.
Connecting trains for Saint-Etienne. Frequency : every 15 mins during the day, 30 mins in the evening.
Saint-Etienne Boutheon Airport
42160 Andrézieux Bouthéon
T. +33 (4) 77 55 71 71
HOW TO GET TO THE BIENNIAL?
GET AROUND TOWN WITH THE VÉLIVERT! (Bicycle hire service)
In France motorists travel on average at 15 kms/hr in town; this is the average speed on a bike !
As part of its policy to offer alternatives to car travel, the Saint-Etienne Metropolitan region offers a
new bicycle hire service; the Velivertwww.velivert.fr
ACCESS BY TRAMWAY / BUS
To get to the Cité du design:Tram T1 (Solaure - Hopital Nord)
Cité du design tram stopTram T2 (Châteaucreux - Terrasse)
Cité du design tram stop
The STAS (Saint-Etienne Public Transport service) proposes group tariffs and young person tariffs on sale from the automatic ticket distributors and at STAS sales outlets
T. 04 77 33 31 35www.reseau-stas.fr
The entry ticket is a pass giving free access once inside each of the Biennial partner sites:- Manufacture Site
- Museum of Modern Art
- Museum of Art and Industry
- Mining Museum
- Corbusier Site (Firminy)
Biennial Pass Free Circulation
Full price: 10€
Reduced price*: 7€
Biennial Pass Guided visit
Full price: 13€
Reduced price*: 9€
Children's Workshop 6 to 12 years
Family Visits 6 to 12 years
(One adult and a maximum of two children)
Reserved for children between 6 and 12 years
Entry Manufacture Happy Hours**
Children under 12 years, ESADSE students, Sainté pass 16/25, Senior Pass, journalists on presentation, of their press card, teachers accompanying school groups.
* On presentation of supporting documents: students, job seekers, RSA beneficiaries, persons with disability, persons over 65 years, persons less than 26 yrs, large families, members of the design consortium, holders of an annual STAS season ticket.
** The Happy Hour ticket allows people buying a ticket between 12h and 14h or between 17h and 19h to visit the exhibitions of the Manufacture site, excluding weekends. The ticket is valid for the day of purchase, and only for the Manufacture site.