Musée des Cristaux


Beautifully lit collections of crystals, many from around Mont Blanc, are exposed within this small museum. The adjoining Espace Tairraz focuses on the art and science of mountaineering with creative interactive displays and photos and videos of seemingly impossible ascents. Situated behind the church.

Hold on to your entrance ticket if you also plan to visit the Musée Alpin and you'll get a small discount.

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