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Visite guidée : Palente et LIP, les mutations d'un quartier

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    Guided tour of the exhibition devoted to Bernard Faille's photographs of the Lip conflict in 1973. This visit continues with a discovery of the Palente district. Palente Village is in the centre of an area of farmland and orchards, near the Polygone, an army manoeuvre field until the mid-20th century. This was the army's manoeuvring ground until the middle of the XXᵉ century. In 1952, the Cité des fleurs was born: apartment buildings, individual and semi-detached houses built by the association des Castors association. In 1958, Lip bought the vast estate and set up a factory and offices. 40% of the workers live in Palente. In 1973, when the company was declared bankrupt, the employees started a resistance movement reinventing the workers' struggle with new means of action: self-management, the creation of a new company, the creation of a new company. self management, recovery of a war chest... Reservation required


    Opening periods

    2.30 pm: Tuesdays 28 May, Saturday 22 June, 3 September and 22 October
    Tuesday 09/03-from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
    Tuesday 10/22-from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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    Culture and tradition


      MINI Max Additional information
    Free of charge0Free: for disabled people, jobseekers and children under 12.
    Basic rate8Free of charge
    Reduced rate6Reduced rate: Students, under-18s, member associations of the Tourist Office and Convention Bureau

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