Musee Des Cristaux, Chamonix

Musee Des Cristaux, Chamonix - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Esplanade St Michel, 615 allée du Recteur Payot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Phone: +33-0450555393

Ticket Price: 5 EUR

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Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

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About Musee Des Cristaux, Chamonix

Situated inside the Espace Tairraz, the Musee des Cristaux has on display the minerals from the Mont Blanc range. These include smoked quartz and pink fluorspars. 

Musee Des Cristaux Ticket Prices

  • Adult (18+): €5
  • Children under 18: Entry free.

Musee Des Cristaux Opening and Closing Hours

  • Seasonal timings apply. Kindly contact museum before visiting.

How To reach Musee Des Cristaux by Public Transport

  • Montenvers Mer de Glace train station.
  • Chamonix centre bus stop.

Restaurants Near Musee Des Cristaux

  • Munchie
  • Le Chaudron
  • Irish Coffee
  • Le Mont Blanc Restaurant

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  • It would have been a lot better if the explanation was provided in English. It seemed that they explained a lot about the history and how the crystals were made. It's a small museum and the ticket is little bit pricy (5,90euro).

  • Cool place to go on a rainy day

  • Pricey and not a huge collection but there was some nice speciments.

  • A quick diversion from all of the sporting goods stores and cheese restaurants in Chamonix. A relatively small museum, but very relevant to the local geology, with many examples of crystals (lots of beautiful dark purple quartz geodes) that come right from Mont Blanc and the surrounding area, juxtaposed with similar examples from around the world.

  • Nice but small

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