MUSEE DES CRISTAUX - EspaceTairraz (en Rénovation)
The Espace Tairraz holds a nice collection of cristals collected in the surrounding mountains and elsewhere. Each season it also hosts other changing temporary exhibits, usually with a mountain or Chamonix history theme.
Fascination museum on cristal hunting which is an old tradition in Chamonix, and on mountaineering.
“Alpinisme pretty much began in Chamonix, and this little museum is worth a visit to see about its history. ”
“An authentic Japanese restaurant in the alps, and walking distance from your door ! Satsuki is run by a Japanese family, and while the selection of fish is more limited than in a big city, their sushi, sashimi and other specialities of Japan are prepared with care and are always fresh and tasty. Great luncheon deals. ”
“The best croissant in France. Enough said. Plus one of the best ice-creams downtown during summer, and coffee to take-away.”
“Great pizza and fantastic salads (fraissair is the best by the way!) at really reasonable prices. NB gets very busy.”