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Maison La Roche

Maison La Roche

An icon of modern heritage and the first expression of purism in architecture, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Designed and built between 1923 and 1925 by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, Maison La Roche was widely photographed and admired from the late 1920s onwards. Like all the Purist villas, it helped to establish Le Corbusier as the master of modern architecture.

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The use of new building materials such as reinforced concrete enabled Le Corbusier to implement for the first time “the 5 points of a new architecture“, theorised in 1927: the free facade, the free plan, the long windows, the garden roof and the pilotis.

In accordance with the wishes of its patron, Raoul La Roche, a banker and collector of modern art, the house was divided into two parts: the gallery, which housed his collection of paintings, and his private flats.

The architectural ensemble of the Maison La Roche and the Maison Jeanneret underwent several restoration campaigns from the 1970s onwards. It was listed as a historic monument in 1996, and since 2016 has been included alongside 16 other works by Le Corbusier on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

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  • 10 square du Docteur Blanche, 75016 Paris
    Access via 55 rue du Docteur Blanche

 

Metro line 9 – Jasmin stop
Bus 52 – Stop Mozart – La Fontaine
Bus PC – Stop Suchet – Raffet

  • Accommodation
    • In the context of the Vigipirate plan, we do not accept suitcases or large bags.
  • Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP / Frédéric Betsch
  • La galerie de la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • Une visite guidée dans la galerie de la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • Des visiteurs sur la passerelle de la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP / Frédéric Betsch
  • Public opening
    • Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm
    • Last admission at 5:30pm
  • Private opening
  • Annual closures
    • Public holidays
    • From 1st to 22nd August
    • From 23 December to 1 January, included
  • Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP /
  • Maison La Roche, salle à manger © FLC / ADAGP / Frédéric Betsch
  • Maison La Roche façade © FLC - ADAGP - Olivier Martin-Gambier
  • Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
    Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP / Maison La Roche, salle à manger © FLC / ADAGP / Frédéric Betsch Maison La Roche façade © FLC - ADAGP - Olivier Martin-Gambier Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP

Full price: €10
Reduced price (jobseekers, students, DOCOMOMO) : €5
Free admission: under 14s, disabled people with an accompanying adult, journalists, tour guides, ICOMOS

Booking your ticket online is mendatory.

  • Maison La Roche, intérieur © FLC / ADAGP /
  • Maisons La Roche-Jeanneret Photo : Olivier Martin Gambier 2010 © FLC/ADAGP
  • Maisons La Roche-Jeanneret Photo : Olivier Martin Gambier 2010 © FLC/ADAGP
  • Maisons La Roche-Jeanneret, Paris Photo : Olivier Martin Gambier 2016 © FLC/ADAGP
Maison La Roche, intérieur © FLC / ADAGP /

Guided tours for individuals

  • Guided tour in French: Tuesday to Saturday at 11am and 3pm
    • 5 € + admission ticket
    • Book online
    • Duration: 1 hour
  • Guided tour in English: Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.
    • 5 € + admission ticket
    • Book online
    • Duration: 1 hour
  • Guided tours in Portuguese and Italian
    • Price on request
    • By prior arrangement only

Guided tours for groups (8 to 15 people)

Private tours

  • Des visiteurs sur la passerelle de la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • Une visite guidée à la Maison La Roche avec Antonello Chindemi, responsable de la Maison.
  • Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
    Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • matali crasset à la Maison La Roche
Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • Groups from 8 to 15 people
  • Groups of more than 15 people
    • Reservation required: reservation@fondationlecorbusier.fr
    • We offer the option of splitting the group in two and taking a tour of the Apartment-Studio and the Maison La Roche. Groups can then visit both sites alternately.

       

  • Adult group rate
    • 10 € per adult for 1 site, 15 € for both sites
    • 100 € for a guided tour of each site
    • Free for the group leaders

       

  • Student group rate
    • 5 € per student
    • 100€ per guided tour
    • Free for the professor in charge

       

  • School rate
    • 5 € per pupil
    • 50 € per guided tour
    • Free for the professor in charge
  • Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
    Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • Une visite guidée à la Maison La Roche avec Antonello Chindemi, responsable de la Maison.
  • Une visite guidée dans la galerie de la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • matali crasset à la Maison La Roche
Une visite scolaire à la Maison La Roche © FLC / ADAGP
  • © FLC / ADAGP /Thomas Lannes / Courtesy
  • © FLC / ADAGP /Thomas Lannes / Courtesy MASSIMODECARLO
  • © FLC / ADAGP /Thomas Lannes / Courtesy
  • © FLC / ADAGP /Thomas Lannes / Courtesy