Anti-terrorism security plan

The Internal security and adaptation Code – article L613-2 – states that the Turbulences – Frac Centre staff must conduct an inspection of bags and luggages.
Suitcases are no longer allowed in the building.

Please be so kind as to open your bags and luggages upon request.

Any refusal will prevent you from entering the Turbulences – Frac Centre.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Opening days and hours

From Wednesday to Sunday: 2 pm - 7 pm
Late night opening until 8 pm every first Thursday of the month
Closed on 25 December, 1st January and 1st May

Guided tours hours

The Weekend Rendez-vous – in French (1h30)
Saturday and Sunday at 4pm

Flash visits – in French (30 min)
Friday at 1pm

Guided tours by arrangement - English spoken
Wednesday to Sunday

Turbulent Saturdays hours
Every third Saturday of the month


Free admission

Free admission to all exhibitions during the Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans.

Guided tours

Visitor guide (bilingual) : 4€
Guided tour (in French only, every Saturday at 4 p.m.) : 2€/visitor
Family tour (in French only, every first Sunday of the month at 3 p.m.): 2€/child
Family workshop (in French only, during school holidays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.): 2€/visitor
Université populaire, for one session only: 4€ (in French only)
Celebrate your birthday (in French only, for 12 children, reservation required): 100€


Pass Université populaire (access to all conferences during the Biennale): 10€
Family Pass (2 adults + 4 children, access to all family activities during the Biennale): 10€
Biennale Pass (access to all events and activities during the Biennale): 20€

Admission conditions

Reduced rates (on presentation of proof of identity)

  • Students under the age of 26
  • Persons aged 65 and over
  • Holders of a special large family card
  • Groups of 10 persons and more

Admission free (on presentation of proof of identity)

  • Under 18
  • School groups and accompanying adults
  • Secondary school students and apprentices in the Centre Region
  • Students in the Centre Region
  • Persons on basic income support (job seekers, persons receiving the RSA, persons on basic pensions)
  • Holders of a disability card, and handicapped persons, with their accompanying adult
  • Members of the ICOM, Press card, Maison des artistes and AGESSA cards, teachers at Art and Architectural Schools, tourism professionals
  • Registered partners, the Friends of the Frac Centre, Patrons and Sponsors