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Espace Tairraz Crystal Museum, Chamonix - Centre

Musée des Cristaux - Crystal museum

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Discover the minerals from the Mont Blanc Valley, famous throughout the world, and learn more about the art of mountaineering.

The Espace Tairraz has a collection of minerals and crystals collected in the valley, particularly smoked quartz and pink fluorspar.

There is also an interactive exhibition dedicated to mountaineering, where you can get under a modern mountaineer's skin and come to grip with the mountains that have been the major mountaineering challenges. There you can organise your own expedition and climb famous mountain faces using the world's first mountaineering simulator. Enjoy the experience of mountaineering without the risks!

Open from 14:00 to 18:00.



  • Sight
  • Art Museum


  • Accessibility
  • Disabled access


  • Activities
  • Museums / Galleries


  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
  • Address
  • 615 Allée du Recteur Payot
  • 74400
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