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Tairraz Centre - Crystal Museum

Tairraz Centre - Crystal MuseumParvis du parking Saint-Michel
615 all du Recteur Payot
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

+33(0)4 50 54 78 39 www.cc-valleedechamonixmontblanc.fr/index.php/culture/horaires-informations-musees.html
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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.
Prices
Group adults: 4.70 € (Group price from 15 people, free entrance for group guide)
Group children: 2.20 € (Group price from 15 people, free entrance for group guide.)
Adult: 5.90 €
Child: Free entrance for children under 18 years old (with family).
Free entry for children < 18 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

Reduced fare upon presentation of the voucher : 4,70 €.
( 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).
Opening times
From 01/09/2016 to 20/05/2017, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
During french holidays from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.

From 03/06 to 05/07/2017, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 06/07 to 31/08/2017, daily between 10 AM and 6 PM.
Facilities and services
  • Air conditioning
  • Covered car park
  • Pay car park
  • Toilets
On the map
Bus Stop
Show bus lines
Points Of Interest - train station

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