Company to visit
in Le Puy-en-Velay

Atelier Conservatoire National de la Dentelle – Ateliers des Arts

The National Lace Conservatory Workshop, created in 1976, is attached to the general administration of National Furniture, under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture. It is open to visits and the lacemakers present their projects.
The Puy-en-Velay National Lace Workshop-Conservatory is responsible for maintaining and perpetuating the know-how of bobbin lace at a level of excellence.
The works created by lacemakers, based on models by contemporary artists (drawings, paintings, design concepts, 3D models), enrich the collections of the National Furniture and are deposited in prestigious places (high places of the Republic, contemporary art exhibitions…); they illustrate the vitality of the art of lace in the XNUMXst century.

The workshop is open to visits, the lacemakers present the project they are responsible for and answer visitors' questions.
We speak French


  • Craft entreprises


Average duration of the individual visit: 45 min.
Average duration of the group visit: 45 min.
Minimum group size: 25 people

Language(s) of the visit


Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours on request

Group visit services

  • Unguided group visits on request


Opening hours from January 02 to December 31, 2024
TuesdayOpen from 14 p.m. to 15:30 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 14 p.m. to 15:30 p.m.
Open all year, except public holidays.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 14 p.m. to 15:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Other slots by reservation during school holidays.





  • Elevator
  • Parking nearby


  • Drop off on site for groups
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Free visits

Home animals


Adapted tourism

Adapted service: Independent wheelchair accessible


32 rue du 86ème RI
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay
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