Visit the Manufacture

The Manufacture reveals all its secrets through guided and self-guided tours throughout the year. You'll discover how a Cherbourg umbrella is made, as well as its history and creations.

An exceptional visit

Le Parapluie de Cherbourg has been awarded the "Qualité Tourisme" label, and offers tours of its exceptional setting overlooking the port. We invite you to stroll through the private rooms and discover digitized retranscriptions of the manufacturing process, with a view of the workshops.

Tour schedule

Exterior view Manufacture Le Parapluie de Cherbourg

During your visit to the Le Parapluie brand factory in Cherbourg, you will discover :

  • Presentation of the various stages in umbrella manufacture
  • Presentation of the brand through a film in a movie theater
  • Museum: retrospective of the brand and the umbrella, exhibition of unique models created for major luxury brands.
  • Exhibition rooms overlooking the basin: photos, paintings, sculptures (depending on the artist)
  • Visit the Haussmann boutique

Practical info


Guided tour of the Manufacture
(Groups of 15 or more)
Book in advance: 02 33 93 66 60

  • Adults: €8
  • Children aged 6 to 18: €4 accompanied.
  • Free for children under 5.

Continuous free visit

  • Adults: €5
  • Accompanied children aged 6 to 18: €3
  • Free for children under 5

Opening hours

Open all year round.
Access for people with reduced mobility.

  • Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., non-stop

How do I get there?

By car

  • Paris: 360km(3h30) via the A13 then the N13
  • Rennes: 234km (2h40) via the A84, the N174 and the N13

By plane

  • Cherbourg Maupertus airport 10 minutes away

By train

  • Railway station 5 minutes' walk

By boat

  • Maritime links with England and Ireland

To find out more about Cherbourg and the surrounding area, visit theTourist Office website.

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