The Crystal Museum offers you a voyage through the mineralogy of the world

Reorganised in 2021, the Crystal Museum has a new presentation displaying the mineralogy of the Alps, France, Europe and now the world. Come and discover collections of exceptional quality, diversity and beauty.

Crystal Museum - Tairraz Centre

The Crystal Museum offers you a voyage through the mineralogy of the world

Reorganised in 2021, the Crystal Museum has a new presentation displaying the mineralogy of the Alps, France, Europe and now the world.

Come and discover collections of exceptional quality, diversity and beauty :

  • 700 m2 of exhibits
  • Nearly 1900 crystals on display

Opening times

  • Open every day : 2pm to 6pm
  • School holidays: 10am - noon / 2pm - 6pm.
  • July and August: 10am - 1pm / 2pm - 6pm.
  • Annual closure from November 14 to December 4, 2022 inclusive.
  • Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25
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Temporary exhibition

JEWELS OF THE ITALIAN ALPS

From December 2021 to December 2023

Northern Italy harbours many mineralogical treasures. This exhibition, from a private collection, offers you a chance to discover the jewels of the Italian Alps.

Rodingites are special rocks, well represented in the Italian Alps that have yielded specimens of the highest quality. Come and admire the garnets, diopsides, vesuvianites, epidotes and the rest…

These specimens are accompanied by other specimens from classical Italian sites: scheelite from Traversella, gold from Brusson, Magnetite from Brosso…

Admission

  • Adults: 7
  • Reduced rate: 5+65 years/with reduction card: guest, resident,student, local residents, large families, disabled
  • Free for under 18s not part of a group
  • Groups: (min. 10 pers.) Adult 5, children2.50
  • Museums Pass: 12Annual pass with unlimited entry to the museum network of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc valley

Contact

615 Allée du Recteur Payot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Tél. +33 (0)4 50 54 78 39

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