The museum’s completion is the culmination of a collaboration between the Mineralogy Club and the town of Chamonix.
DescriptionThis facility is intended as a "site" museum that gives pride of place to minerals from Mont Blanc, which are known throughout the world, particularly smoked quartz and pink fluorspars.
The exhibits come from the club’s collections, the Musée Alpin (municipal collection), the "Lesage" collection bought by the municipal authority and the club, and others are on loan from crystal specialists and collectors.
The "Espace Tairraz" propose also the interactive mounteering exhibition.
Adult: 5.50 €
Child: Free for child under 18 yrs (with family).
Group rate available for > 15 people.
Reduced fare upon presentation of the voucher : 4,00 €.
( Guest card, resident, seasonal, senior, student, local, large family, disabled).
Entrance to the Alpine Museum allows free access to Espace Tairraz (temporary exhibition and Museum of Crystals).
From 09/01 to 2015/11/24, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
From 2015/12/07 to 2016/05/29, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
Facilities and services
- Car park
- Pay car park
- Public WC
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