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Tairraz Centre - Crystal Museum

Tairraz Centre - Crystal Museumesp St Michel
615 all du Recteur Payot
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

+33(0)4 50 55 53 93espace.tairraz@cc-valleedecha...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.

The "Espace Tairraz" propose also the interactive mounteering exhibition.
Prices
Group adults: 4.50 € (Group price from 15 people, free entrance for group guide)
Group children: 2 € (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 : 4,50 €.
( 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 01/01 to 2016/12/31, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on 01/12, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
During french holidays, every day from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
Facilities and services
  • Car park
  • Pay car park
  • Public WC
Close tobus196m : Arrêt Bus - Chamonix centre (info bus - PDF)
240m : Arrêt Bus - Mummery (info bus - PDF)
train447m : Arrêt SNCF - Aiguille du Midi (info train - PDF)
529m : Gare SNCF - Chamonix (info train - PDF)
remonteecremaillere315m : Départ Téléphérique du Brévent
662m : Départ Mer de Glace et train du Montenvers
703m : Départ Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi
1 018m : Départ Télésiège des Planards
2 366m : Départ Téléphérique de la Flégère
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