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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

Closest bus stop : Chamonix Centre
Mulet Stop : Casino
Closest train stop : Train station Chamonix Centre
Closest parking : Saint Michel
+33(0)4 50 555393 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.
Tarif réduit: 4.70 € (Reduced fare upon presentation of the voucher : (Guest card, resident, seasonal, senior, student, local, large family, disabled).)
Adult: 5.90 €
Child: Free entrance for children under 18 years old.
Group adults: 4.70 € (Free entrance for group guide)
Group children: 2.30 € (Free entrance for group guide.).

Free entry for children < 18 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

Entrance to the Alpine Museum allows free access to Espace Tairraz (temporary exhibition and Museum of Crystals).
Opening times
From 03/09 to 19/10/2018, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on 03/09.

From 20/10 to 05/11/2018, daily.
From 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm.

From 06/11 to 21/12/2018, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.

From 22/12/2018 to 07/01/2019, daily.
Closed exceptionally on bank holidays.
From 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Facilities and services
  • Air conditioning
  • Covered car park
  • Pay car park
  • Toilets
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