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Historic site and monument à Issoire

Tour de l’Horloge


4 rue du Ponteil
63500 Issoire

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A place of discovery, exploration and experimentation. Belvedere offering a panorama of the town of Issoire and the surrounding area (Sancy, Chaîne des Puys, Livradois). Temporary exhibitions, conferences, screenings and workshops on various themes.

The Clock Tower of the city of Issoire, a museographic facility for tourism and culture, holds temporary exhibitions with a scientific and technical focus each year. It is aimed at all audiences thanks to an open and generous programming. Game booklets are offered to children from 6 years old on the theme of the temporary exhibition.
Average duration of a visit: 1 hour.

We speak English


  • Historical patrimony
  • Belfry / Clock Tower


Average duration of the individual visit: 60 min

Average duration of the group visit: 60 min

Group accepted from 10 to 30 people


  • Special family with children
  • School groups welcome
  • Special rate for job seekers
  • Groups welcome
  • Special rate for students

Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently

Group visits services

  • Unguided group tours permanently
  • Guided group tours on request


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Opening hours from September 16 to December 03, 2023
Tuesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Wednesday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Thursday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Friday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
SATURDAY Open from 10 p.m. to 12 p.m. and from 30 p.m. to 14 p.m.
Sunday Open from 14 a.m. to 18 p.m.
Opening hours from March 19 to August 25, 2024
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Sunday Open
Opening hours from September 21 to December 01, 2024
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Sunday Open

Exceptional closure(s): May 01, 2023, December 25, 2023


Pricing Min. Max.
Full price

2 $ -
Reduced price

1 $ -

1 $ -
Adult group

1 $ -
Full price

2 $ -
Reduced price

1 $ -

1 $ -
Adult group

1 $ -

Price for screenings/workshop/show: €6, €4/reduced price.

Reduced rate for: young people under 27, people over 62, job seekers, beneficiaries of social minima, VIP and CEZAM card, Free Pass card, Cultural Season subscription and the city's René-Char media library d'Issoire, National Museums Center (to holders of an entry ticket to the Château de Villeneuve-Lembron) and other beneficiaries of partnership agreements.

Free for less than 6 years.

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers



  • Elevator
  • defibrillator
  • Public toilets
  • Parking nearby
  • Screening Room
  • Meeting room
  • Show room
  • Orientation table
  • Entertainment room


  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Permanent animator
  • Tourist Documentation
  • Tourist information
  • Free visits
  • Guided tours

Activities on site

  • Manual workshops
  • Children's entertainment
  • Temporary exhibitions


  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Elevator to standards
  • WC + grab bar + circulation space

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