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Le Musee Alpin

89 avenue Michel Croz | La résidence, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 25 93
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89 avenue Michel Croz | La résidence, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 25 93
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This museum focuses on mountaineering, history Chamonix valley culture and art. Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank norsk2rsk
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We spent almost two hours on a rainy day at this museum. The history of alpinism is well presented and it involves science, art and everyday life in the valley and mont blanc. Kids loved it too. Don't miss it.

Thank apostolis p
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the museum alone, as I was waiting for a transfer. Reasonable entry fee, and friendly desk staff. (Plus somewhere to store my outdoor coat and bag.) Plenty of exhibits to interest the curious mind, from skis, clothing, dioramas and paintings, to postcards, models...More

Thank L337-Noo8
Reviewed 21 December 2016

A good morning or afternoon visit. Interesting to see how they dressed way back then to climb the mountains.

Thank allaboutcricket
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The staff were friendly and notified us when the film was about to start. The film about Chamonix from the 1900 to 1950's was very entertaining and all of the exhibits were enthralling. We have so much admiration for the pioneers of Alpinism.

Thank tudin
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We chose to do this on our only rainy day in Chamonix and it was a bit busier than usual, but still worth the trouble. Not all exhibits are in English. A nice size with things of interest to anyone visiting the region. Priced right!

Thank sab97206
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Some nice paintings but not much more. The artifacts are only labeled in French and few in number and of middling quality. Wouldn't bother to go. They need to seriously up the ante. They have the space!

Thank Marcobatuta
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Really puts Chamonix in its place in history. Recommended if you are interested in the evolution of the town, and links to Mont Blanc. Probably, not enough about individuals involved in the development of Alpinisme

1  Thank aji v
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Well worth a trip on a rainy afternoon. Much of the text is in French but the exhibitions are still easy to interpret even with only a very basic grasp of the language.

1  Thank magpiebelfast
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The 'gentlemen' of 1800's Europe (many British) took to adventures, including climbing mountains. No need for employment for wages, they took on exploring. Their exploits are well chronicled here, and their guides are duly acknowledged. The main language is French, but photos and exhibits speak...More

Thank MHClay
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