Espace Tairraz - Museo dei cristalli

a Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

The museum is currently closed for renovation works. Opening scheduled for Autumn 2021. 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 1,400 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.

Gratuito per i bambini di età inferiore a 18 anni.
Tariffa gruppi a partire da 10 persone.
Date di apertura
Temporaneamente chiusa.
Espace Tairraz - Museo dei cristalli
615 allée du Recteur Payot
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

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