The Michelin Man waters
The Michelin Man waters

Learning about rubber trees

Rubber has transformed our daily lives, and its history reads like an adventure novel. In the heart of Clermont-Ferrand, at Michelin's headquarters, you can embark on an astonishing journey to learn more about rubber trees.

Accompanied by a tour guide, you'll discover the secrets of the trees through an immersive film and plunge into the tropical atmosphere of the Michelin Glasshouse, before sampling a selection of exotic products at Café Equateur (including Bahia chocolate and Indonesian coconut). Awaken your senses with a visit to the Michelin Glasshouse!

The guided tour lasts around 1h30.

Online booking required.





Young people (7-17 years old)


Proof of identity required

Children under 7 years old


Proof of identity required

Current and retired Michelin employees


Proof of identity required

Disabled visitors


"Carte Mobilité Inclusion" (CMI) or priority card for disabled people


Group Visits


Up to 15 people

School Groups


Up to 15 people

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Close-up of a leaf

Plan your visit

Enjoy a unique experience at Michelin’s headquarters : an immersive film, a tropical atmosphere, a stroll through the Glasshouse and a tasting of exotic specialties. Book your guided tour of the Michelin Glasshouse.

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Plan a
group visit

Offer your group an original experience with a guided visit to the Glasshouse. Contact our reservations department to organise your visit.


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