Montenvers Mer de Glace Museum

 
 

Take the Montenvers train from Chamonix town to see the Mer de Glace or "Sea of Ice" and visit this small museum.

Grand Hotel du Montenvers
Grand Hotel du Montenvers from a distance in 1900

After a scenic train ride and stunning views over the glacier a visit to this small museum is recommended.

See the documents on the Mer de Glace and the construction of the Montenvers railway, along with ancient objects, old prints, and a beautiful collection of crystals makes for a interesting day out.