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Le Musee Alpin

89 avenue Michel Croz | La résidence, 74400 Chamonix, France
04 50 53 25 93, 04 50 53 96 14
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England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

It's such a shame the opportunity to fill the place with objects that befit a museum and relate to the famous area has been so sadly neglected. Granted, there are some ice axes of old and a few sleighs that were built to last, and other early inanimate items, but the fact you cannot even take photographs of anything within... More

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Cheshire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We visited on a wet and windy Saturday in June. Slightly over-priced at 5 euros each and the exhibits are a little weak and not that interesting. Loved the old marketing photos though and what made it just about worth the effort and cost was the Loppe paintings - very atmospheric and a great selection of Alpine paintings. Visit the... More

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New York
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32 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Charming small local museum....really interesting histories of the women and men who first climbed Mont Blanc in the late 18th c..... part of the museum is given over to so-so oil paintings...but it's worth a visit.

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I don't speak fluent French and could not understand most of what was written in the museum. We used the pictures as our guide but did not spend too long there as we couldn't read everything as it is all in French. My fault for not learning another language.

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