Chamonix: The Crystal Museum opens 19 December 2021

 

The Crystal Museum opens its doors on Sunday 19 December 2021, from 10:00 a.m.
 

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Chamonix: The Crystal Museum opens its doors on 19 December 2021. Photo source: Mairie de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
The Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps. Photo source: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Town Hall
The Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps. Photo source: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Town Hall
The Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps. Photo source: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Town Hall
The Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps. Photo source: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Town Hall
The Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps. Photo source: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Town Hall
The Crystal Museum exhibits the mineralogy collections of the Alpine Museum and the Mineralogy Club of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc and the Northern Alps. Photo source: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Town Hall

 

After more than two years of renovation, the Crystal Museum of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is reopening to the public with an official inauguration the day before, on Saturday 18 December.

One of the finest collections of minerals

  • 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 today one of the 10 most important French mineralogy museums open to the public.
  • The alpine part of the collections is the most complete and diversified in France.
  • 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.
  • Nearly 1900 crystals on display in a 700 m² space.
  • The dark scenography in the rooms, brings out all the brilliance of the pieces exhibited in the window.

Come and discover collections of exceptional quality, diversity and beauty !

Time of visit: 1 hour 30 min.

Opening times

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.

Prices:

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

Contact:

615 Allée du Recteur Payot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Phone. +33 4 50 54 78 39
E-mail: musee-cristaux@ccvcmb.fr
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MuseeDesCristaux

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