Opening hours

The art centre is open from Wednesday to Sunday, including public holidays (except May 1, December 24-26, 2023 and January 1 and 2, 2024).
Winter opening hours (October – February) from 1pm to 5pm.
Summer timetable (March – September) from 11am to 6pm

The Bistr’eau is temporarily closed, however you can enjoy the panoramic outdoor terrace and the garden for picnics.

Nota bene: the art centre is closed for 3 to 4 weeks during the setting up and dismantling of exhibitions.

Ticket prices

Normal rate: 8 €.
Reduced rate: 4 €.
Cezam card, Maison des Artistes membership card, job seekers, children aged 12 to 18, teachers, students, groups of 10 or more, disabled people and seniors (over 65), members of the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac

Free of charge: Culture Card, Culture Pass, children under 12, Museums-PASS-Musées, Pass WATT (for the inhabitants of Wattwiller), Pass MAT (for the nursery assistants of the community of communes of Thann-Cernay) and the patients of the Rouffach hospital center.

Means of payment: cheque, cash, CB, Culture Cheques, Holiday Cheques

Travelling to the Foundation

Fondation François Schneider
27 rue de la Première Armée 68700 Wattwiller – FRANCE
TEL : +33 (0)3 89 82 10 10


From Paris
Direct train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Mulhouse station
Direct train between Paris Gare de l’Est and Colmar station

The stations in Colmar and Mulhouse are 30 min from the Foundation by car

Basel / Mulhouse International Airport is 45 minutes from the Foundation by car

Taxi des sources – Wattwiller :

Bus route 543 : Cernay – Wattwiller – Guebwiller  / Guebwiller – Wattwiller – Cernay

Plan your visit

Guided tour for groups

The François Schneider Foundation offers guided tours by appointment for all types of public: families, companies, associations or simply with friends. In order to help us prepare your visit and/or send you a precise estimate, please contact the person in charge of the public directly by email: or by telephone on

Guided tour & workshops

Every Wednesday at 2.30 pm enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition of the moment (included in the entrance ticket).
During the school holidays or on certain Sundays, the youngest visitors can take advantage of a creative workshop where they can discover the exhibition, a work or an artist while having fun!
See the programme

Visit – workshop for school groups

The Foundation welcomes school groups and other groups of children (leisure centres, crèches, extracurricular activities) by offering either a workshop visit or an interactive visit linked to the current exhibition.
For more information

Accessibility for all

The Foundation offers you a personalized and customized welcome in order to provide you with a comfortable visiting experience. All the interior spaces as well as the terrace are accessible to all: exhibition rooms, educational space, sanitary facilities. A bookshop is also available.
NB: the garden may present difficulties for wheelchair users because of the gravel path.


      Mental and psychic disabilities
The Foundation regularly welcomes groups with mental and psychological disabilities. Please book this visit in advance.
A pedagogical file is also available for accompanying persons and caregivers who wish to prepare their visits or find adapted reading keys and workshop ideas.
      Hearing impaired
A magnetic loop is present at the reception and our toilets are equipped with a visual alarm.
      Visual disability
We welcome you to the Foundation with your guide dog. The stairs have contrasting markings and the signage is adapted.
          Motor disability
All the interior spaces are accessible and comply with disability standards: elevator serving all floors, adapted toilets, adapted height of the exhibition signage. However, access to the garden may present difficulties due to the gravel path.
A wheelchair is available to the public.
Three parking spaces are reserved for people with reduced mobility.


For several years now, the Foundation has been taking a proactive approach to all publics, thanks to educational mediation that encourages exchange and access to culture. In this context, numerous projects have been carried out with all types of public: the Rouffach hospital, nursery school assistants, art therapy workshops with Parkinson France, workshops with the ESAT EA Saint-André de Cernay and welcoming groups with disabilities during adapted guided tours.
The Foundation is open to all proposals for collaboration or partnerships with associations, hospitals, schools, prisons, etc. Do not hesitate to contact the person in charge of the public, Lucie Strohm-Labarre, who will be happy to assist you in your projects.

Private hire

Due to sanitary measures related to COVID-19, privatisations will not take place for the time being.

The François Schneider Foundation offers private hire of its spaces for the organisation of your events. Businesses or associations can reserve the Bistr’eau, the auditorium or the forecourt for seminars or special events.

Information request

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