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Musée Alpin de Chamonix

Chamonix Mont-Blanc | Beaux-Arts - Ethnologie - Histoire
Price
€4 - €5
Presentation
The Museum retraces approximately two centuries of life in the Valley, first trips to the "coolers de Savoye" to the creation of "one" season winter. An important collection of prints shows the transformations suffered by Chamonix and its Valley between the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 20th century. Engravings and objects recount the great period of the conquest of mont Blanc, portraits and medals highlight acclaimed guides. The equipment used by the first conquerors of the mountain tells the history of mountaineering. The majestic bobsleigh, a beautiful collection sledges and skis the first Olympic Games posters tell the beginning of winter sports.

Posters, prints and souvenir items illustrate the craze for Chamonix and the development of tourism and hospitality
A model of the Vallot Observatory, scientific equipment testify to the scientific conquest of mont Blanc
Collections d ' Ethnography remind the agricultural past of the Chamonix population. Piece of furniture, everyday objects, tools and costumes evoke the daily life.
Collection of crystals and plans-reliefs of the Mont Blanc massif
Hours

14:00 - 18:00

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Other information

Contact details

  • Name: Musée Alpin de Chamonix
  • Address: 89 avenue Michel Croz - 74400 - Chamonix Mont-Blanc - France
  • Phone: (33) 04 50 53 25 93

Services

Librairie, Carterie

Activities

Exposition

Guillaume Houlier

30/05/2010