Open Hours

Monday: 10:00-00:00
Tuesday: 10:00-00:00
Wednesday: 10:00-00:00
Thursday: 10:00-00:00
Friday: 10:00-01:00
Saturday: 10:00-01:00
Sunday: 10:00-00:00

Open from 10:00 to 01:00 on the eve of public holidays.

Animals not allowed (except guide dogs)

Contact us

Les Ateliers des Capucins

25 rue de Pontaniou, 29200 BREST

Plan d'accès des Ateliers des Capucins

Getting to Les Ateliers des Capucins

By cable car

Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Brest harbor aboard the cable car! France’s first urban cable car connects lower Siam (Jean Moulin Station) directly to Les Ateliers des Capucins.

By tram

Take the Line A to “Les Capucins” stop.

By bus

Take the Line 4 to “Les Capucins” stop.
→ Create my itinerary and see timetables at https://www.bibus.fr/

By car

Park easily at the underground paid car park next to Les Ateliers des Capucins.
→ For more information, visit http://www.brest-park.fr/

En tricycle :

Un tricycle est mis à disposition des personnes à mobilité réduite. Il est possible de se le procurer sur simple demande à un agent de sécurité ou au PC Sécurité situé rue de Pontaniou.

20 minute walk

from the National Marine Museum


13 minute

bike ride to the Brest train station


20 minutes

by bus

from Oceanopolis


from New York,

a 6 hours 49 minute flight

Frequently Asked Questions


What are the media library’s opening hours? Businesses? The cable car?

Opening hours of the media library and businesses can be found on their pages in the Businesses area of our website.


The cable car is actually out of service. A remplacement shuttle is at your service.


Find all the practical information about the cable car on the Bibus website.

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Is it free to come and walk around and enjoy Les Ateliers des Capucins?

Les Ateliers des Capucins are free and open everyday during opening hours. It is a public square that is accessible to everyone.

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How can I get to Les Ateliers des Capucins without taking my car?

The cable car will take you directly from lower Siam to the inside of the building. Other options are the tram Line A or the bus Line 4 and get off at “Les Capucins” stop.

→ Create my itinerary and see timetables at https://www.bibus.fr/

What is there to do at Les Ateliers des Capucins?

The businesses of Les Ateliers des Capucins offer you a wide range of activities: eating, drinking, moving, climbing, reflecting, listening… There is something for everyone! We also organize various events throughout the year for young and old alike!

We invite you to visit the pages of the various businesses and the events calendar to to see what is up and coming.


And don’t forget, you can bring your scooters, skateboards, and children’s bikes to release some energy... or simply have a nice little walk.

Where can I park my car at Les Ateliers des Capucins? Do you have handicap parking spaces available?

An underground paid car park is located next to Les Ateliers des Capucins.
→ More information at http://www.brest-park.fr/


Yes, there are several parking spaces just in front of Les Ateliers des Capucins reserved for people who have a handicap parking permit.


Can I organize my child’s birthday party or have a picnic in La Place des Machines?

The space is open to everyone. You are free to come and celebrate a birthday, have a picnic, express yourself through dance, music, come and play with your children, or simply go for a stroll and enjoy the different businesses on site…

The only condition is that if you are organizing an activity or event that could attract a fair amount of people, please write us an email in advance!

⚠️ Alcohol and glass are now allowed.


How can I organize an event at Les Ateliers des Capucins?

Whether you are a professional or a private individual, you are welcome! Organizing an event is simple. Just take a few moments to fill out our reservation form: Organize an event.

I can’t find the answer to my question, how can I contact you?

Feel free to send us an email, call us via the contacts at the bottom of the page, or send us a message on our social network pages! 

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I would like to see the events calendar, where can I view it?

The events calendar can be seen on the Events page or in the quarterly programs that you can pick up at the welcome kiosk at Les Ateliers des Capucins or at the different businesses on site.