One of the finest collections of minerals
Today one of the 10 most important French mineralogy museums open to the public, the Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps.
The museum is located at the foot of the Mont-Blanc massif, visited every summer by crystal collectors, with whom it maintains a strong relationship.
The exhibition route starts in Chamonix to lead the visitor to the discovery of all the mineralogy of the world.
The dark scenography in the rooms, brings out all the brilliance of the pieces exhibited in the window.
Nearly 1900 crystals on display in a 700 m² space.
New 2021: The "Treasure", where gems, cut stones and native metals (gold, silver, copper) will be exposed.
Come and discover collections of exceptional quality, diversity and beauty !
Time of visit: 1 hour 30 min.
Reopening on Sunday 19 December 2021: 10 a.m. - 12 noon / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Open every day :
Outside school holidays : 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
School holidays: 10 a.m. - 12 noon / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
July and August: 10 a.m. - 12 noon / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed on 1st January, 1st May and 25 December
During your visit please respect health precautions:
- the EU Digital COVID Certificate is mandatory from 12 years old;
- washing your hands at the entrance is mandatory;
- wearing a mask is mandatory from 6 years old;
- maintain a safety distance with others.
Adult: € 7
Reduced: € 5 +65 years / Cards: guest, resident, locals, seasonal, large family, student, PMR - PSH, job seeker
Free under 18 (except group)
Group (min 10 people) adult € 5 / child € 2.50
Museums Pass: € 12 unlimited entry for 1 year for all museums in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc valley network
615 allée du Recteur Payot,
Tel: +33 4 50 55 53 93