Musée Alpin

Musée Alpin information

Location
Chamonix , France
Address
opposite 92 av Michel Croz
Prices
adult/child €5/free
Opening hours
2-6pm Wed-Mon, open Tue Jul & Aug
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This engaging museum richly illustrates Chamonix' long history of Alpine adventure, including the cliffhanging feats of crystal-hunter Jacques Balmat and the first ascent of Mont Blanc by a woman (Marie Paradis, a local maidservant, in 1808). Ask at the ticket counter for printed information in English.