This area is steeped in History with the English ‘discovering’ it more than a century ago, all its wonderful mountain traditions and cultures are beautifully presented in several museums from Servoz to Vallorcine – a beautiful place for the whole family to enjoy!

Culture

Le musée Alpin - Chamonix

Discovery the rich history of the Valley in the main museum covering the period of 1700 à 1950 in the beautiful setting of the old « Chamonix Palace ».

Espace Tairraz - Chamonix

Experience a unique and stunning visual journey of the mountains in the Tairraz show room.

La Maison du Lieutenant – Servoz

The traditions and culture of the valley are superbly presented in this area.

Nature

La Maison de Village – Argentière

In la Maison de Village d’Argentière there is a hidden area dedicated to the flora and fauna of the valley as well as numerous special shows and exhibitions during the busier times of the year

Le Chalet de la Réserve des Aiguilles Rouges – Chamonix

This is a wonderful place to discover all the local flora and fauna that you will actually see when walking, hiking and cycling in the Valley and natural parks and les Aiguilles Rouges.

Côté livres

Village Library

For the more academic this is a major source of reference covering everything to do with the valley.

Bibliothèque des Amis du Vieux Chamonix

The ultimate collection of reading over 20 000 books! – most from private collections and many antique books and images all under one roof.

Reconstitution

Le Musée Montagnard – Les Houches

Come and see what life was like back Chamonix back in 1750 – Simpler days – tough people!

La Maison de Barberine – Vallorcine

Another splendid example to see what life was like back in the day… Great for the kids to see.

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