Musée des Cristaux - Espace Tairraz

en Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

This museum is the result of a collaboration between the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps and the City of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

For its reopening, the museum proposes an immersion in the mineralogy of the Alps, France and the World.
The exhibition invites you to discover the centuries-old tradition of quartz harvesting in the Mont-Blanc massif, which is still alive today.
Among the major pieces, you will find the exceptional collection of pink and red fluorites from the Mont-Blanc range, an Alpine treasure unique in the world. As well as all the rich variety of minerals of the Alpine Arc, making this dedicated exhibition a point of excellence of international level.
The museum then invites you to explore the extraordinary mineralogical diversity of France, its mining past and its major sites, followed by a great colorful world tour of minerals from five continents.
New: the "Treasure", where gems, cut stones and native metals (gold, silver, copper) will be presented.
On an exhibition area of ​​700 m², nearly 1,800 specimens will amaze enthusiasts and curious people of all ages. This new crystal museum, enlarged and refurbished, now ranks among the most beautiful national mineralogical museums.

During school holidays: guided tours on Thursdays at 2p.m. and 4p.m.
Come and discover the Crystal Museum in the company of a guide from the Chamonix Mineralogy Club.
Explore with him the mineralogical treasures of Mont-Blanc massif and discover the world of crystal researchers.
By reservation / Price: entrance fee to the museum

Tarifa completa: 7 €
Precio reducido: 5 €
Grupo adultos: 5 €
Grupo niños: 2,50 €.

Gratuito para los niños menores de 18 años.
Tarifa grupo a partir de 10 personas.
Fechas de apertura
Del 09/05 al 31/05/2022
Horarios de apertura los martes, miércoles, jueves, viernes, sábado y domingo de 14 a 18.
Cerrado los lunes.

Del 01/06 al 06/07/2022
Horarios de apertura todos los dias de 14 a 18.

Del 07/07 al 31/08/2022
Horarios de apertura todos los dias de 10 a 13 y de 14 a 18.

Del 01/09 al 21/10/2022, todos los dias de 14 a 18.

Del 22/10 al 06/11/2022
Horarios de apertura todos los dias de 10 a 12 y de 14 a 18.

Del 07/11 al 16/12/2022, todos los dias de 14 a 18.

Del 17/12/2022 al 02/01/2023
Horarios de apertura todos los dias de 10 a 12 y de 14 a 18.
Se cierra, excepcionalmente los días festivos.
Musée des Cristaux - Espace Tairraz
615 allée du Recteur Payot
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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