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The Pool of Roubaix

The Pool, or museum of art and industry André-Diligent, is a museum of Roubaix which presents collections of applied arts and fine arts from the nineteenth century including fabrics, art pieces decorative, sculptures, paintings and drawings.

The museum is housed in an old art deco pool, built between 1927 and 19321 by Lille architect Albert Baert, hence its nickname "The Pool". La Piscine also offers many conferences, discovery activities of the five senses, classes at the École du Louvre; there is also a dedicated shop and a restaurant / tea room Méert house.


By car: 20 min. from Lille Flandres train station, D656 towards Tourcoing, exit 10.

By public transport: get off at Gare Jean Lebas stop on metro line 2 and then the museum is 500 meters away. It takes 30 minutes by metro from Lille stations.

By train, stop at Roubaix station. The museum is 500 meters away. By bus: Line 32 or Z6 "Jean Lebas" stop

By bike: V'Lille: station 220 stop "Museum art and industry"


Off exposure: Full: 9 € / Reduced: 6 €

If exposure: Full: 11 € / Reduced: 9 €

Coupled ticket La Manufacture - La Piscine: 13,50 €

Coupled ticket Villa Cavrois - Swimming Pool: 15,50 €

Accepted methods of payment: credit card, cash, checks and holiday vouchers

REDUCED RATES (upon presentation of proof)

Friends of the Museums other than Roubaix / Municipal staff of the city of Roubaix / Groups from 10 people / Committees of the partner companies of the museum / One-off operations of which the museum is a partner / Students and high school students / Holders of a map Maison des artistes / Teachers in History of the Arts, History and Plastic Arts.

FREE ACCESS (upon presentation of proof)

• Museum and temporary exhibitions:

Under 18 years old / Students in Art History and Visual Arts, Schools of Architecture, ESAAT - ENSAIT, Ecole du Louvre and Schools of Fine Arts / Association des amis du Musée La Piscine / ICOM Card Holders / C'Art Holders / Journalists / Job Seekers / RSA Beneficiaries / Visiting Teachers / Historical / Personal Visitor Information / Tourist Offices / Occasional Museum Partners / During free family weekends for the adult accompanying a child / Person with a disability and a companion / Mutilated war and work.

• Free access to exhibitions and permanent collections every Friday from 18h to 20h.

• On the first Sunday of the month, access to the permanent collections of the museum is free (reduced price for access to exhibitions).

• Every Friday, the museum is open to all students. The Surprising Friday is also free for all students.


For visiting the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, the museum offers audioguides available in English, French and Dutch.
Prices :
Outside the temporary exhibition period: 1 €
If additional content for a temporary exhibition: 3 €


Group of 20 people for the themes arts and architecture and 15 people for the themes textiles.

1 hour visit: 77 € per group + entrance per person
Visit 1h after 18h, weekends and holidays: 95 € per group + entry per person

1h30 session
Group of 20 people for the themes arts and architecture and 15 people for the themes textiles.
Romanian Settlements: Free
Non-Romanian institutions: € 72 and € 82 at weekends, public holidays and non-opening hours to the public

1h30 to 2h sessions
Classes admitted into their full complement
Romanian Settlements: Free
Non-Romanian establishments: € 77 and € 86 at weekends, public holidays and non-opening hours to the public

With the public service.
At least 30 days before the desired date. Any reservation not canceled 72h in advance (except Saturday and Sunday) is charged


OPENING HOURS: next days Tue  11:00-18:00
Wed  11:00-18:00
Thu  11:00-18:00
Fri  11:00-20:00
Sat  13:00-18:00
Sun  13:00-18:00

23 rue de l'Espérance
59100 Roubaix


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