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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 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.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION
"Pascal Guiguet-Bologne, passion of a cristal seeker in Oisans"
Prices
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.

Museum Pass 12€: this pass gives you free access to the museum of the valley during one year.
For sale in the museums of the valley: to purchase the pass, take your ViaCham and a photo with you.

Groups: all year on booking from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
Opening times
From 06/11 to 25/11/2018, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on 09/11, 16/11 and 17/11.

From 10/12/2018 to 05/05/2019, daily between 2 PM and 6 PM.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
Open from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm during French school holidays.
Facilities and services
  • Air conditioning
  • Covered car park
  • Pay car park
  • Toilets
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A plus :
Musée alpin
Musée alpin
On site :
Parking Saint Michel
Parking Saint Michel
A plus :
Espace Tairraz - L'Espace Alpinisme
Espace Tairraz - L'Espace Alpinisme
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