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Miramont Castle Museum

9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
+1 719-685-1011
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29 years later since our first visit and still very intrigued!

1988 on our honeymoon, this was one of our stops. Very well preserved piece of history for you and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thomas m
Wichita Falls, Texas
Interesting Tour.

The tour is an inexpensive, self-guided walk up four stories, so climbing stairs is required... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hemet, CA
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Construction of Miramont Castle began in 1895 as a private residence for Fr. Jean Baptiste Francolon and his mother. Miramont has four floors,The Castle has 30 rooms to view covering 14,000 sq. feet. The building features 9 styles of architecture. Enjoy an elegant High Tea in the Queen's Parlour Tea Room.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
+1 719-685-1011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1988 on our honeymoon, this was one of our stops. Very well preserved piece of history for you and your family to enjoy. Beautiful architecture and many new exhibits added. Something here for the history buff in all of us. Thank you Miramont and staff...More

Thank thomas m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour is an inexpensive, self-guided walk up four stories, so climbing stairs is required. Since we went at our own pace, this did not present a problem. The rooms were full of antiques, and the architecture was impressive. The windows in particular were amazing!...More

1  Thank McD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty pricy for admission, but a neat historical place to visit. There is a tea room where you can eat. We did not have reservations, but were fortunate enough to eat there. That was worth the money spent!!

Thank Armyav8rwife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife noticed this place on our way to the Cog Train to Pikes Peak. It has many rooms with numerous artifacts about many eras of the area and its history of occupants. there is also a garden area in the back. parking is in...More

Thank TexasTravler45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really cool place to tour, especially on a hot day, and a historic place of interest too. The gift shop was a trip in the Wayback machine with all the old style candies and toys from when I was a kid. Had...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The castle did not take long to go through. It was interesting but my teen age kids did not enjoy it at all. This is probably more for mature individuals who can really appreciate the age and details of the castle. My husband and I...More

Thank jdedeke2132
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Had a self guided tour of the castle and spent almost three hours looking at all the history items. This structure being built on the side of a hill with all views looking at the surrounding mountains. A real work of engineering wonder at the...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful home. A lot of local fire and military exhibits. I did a read up prior to visiting which helped understand homes history and uniqueness. Love the 9 styles of architecture and having that gorgeous piece of history still intact in beautiful Manitou Springs.

Thank AHimes
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Excellent museum/castle. Be sure to have lunch in the Tea Room. We highly recommend the fun experience! Food was delicious and reasonably priced

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Beautiful building that is being rebuilt and refurbished. The Fire Department side is well set up and interesting. The upper floors show more of the original building and history, wish we could have seen more rooms. The house itself is the star of the show....More

1  Thank JensogSetta
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
The average time to tour is 45 minutes to an hour. You may take longer if you wish. We hope to see you soon.
Susan A
24 December 2016|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
Hello! The Castle is handicap accessible. We have a chair lift that we can take you from the 1stt floor to the 2nd. We have another chair lift from the 2nd floor to the 3rd floor, however, it does not hold a wheelchair or a... More
Hannah G
12 July 2016|
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Response from Barbara D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry that I can't help you. We never checked it out because of time restraints.