Perhaps better titled the Musée Chamonix-Mont Blanc, this engaging little collection richly illustrates the area's long history of Alpine adventure, including the cliff-hanging 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.

Day Trips & Excursions activity

Chamonix and Mont Blanc