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Miramont Castle Museum

9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
+1 719-685-1011
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A walk back in time

Miramont Castle is located just a couple blocks from the main avenue through Manitou Springs so... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Susan G
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Ambergris Caye, Belize
Tour, tea, lunch and gift shop

We did all of it and enjoyed all of it. Lunch was fabulous, delicious salads and entrees. Staff is... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Genie B
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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%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Miramont Castle is located just a couple blocks from the main avenue through Manitou Springs so easy walking distance from our hotel. We love museums and were pleasantly surprised by the way this home had been restored and the items within it preserved. The curator...More

2  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We did all of it and enjoyed all of it. Lunch was fabulous, delicious salads and entrees. Staff is nice everywhere. Wonderful gift store with lots of choices (mostly for women though).

1  Thank Genie B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

So, so place! I don't think it was worth the $. Interesting historical walk through. I would have liked more info about the priest that got run out of town!

Thank together721
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

While we like to see Mansions and Castles I don't think this was worth the cost. The kids couldn't wait to get to the end. Although you do appreciate the work that the historical society had to do to bring this back from a fire...More

2  Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty cool museum. Take the time to talk to the ladies that work there. Make sure to ask them if it's haunted and what they've experienced.

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Who knew there was a castle in Manitou?? Well this one is well restored and preserved. Surprise Fireman's museum in the basement. There is small high tea restaurant inside as well. For people with mobility issues there are motorized stair lifts and climbers that can...More

Thank DR186
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is quite small, but full of those cosy little things that will make a curious visitor to stare at, read and admire. Firemen attributes, old furniture and kitchen tools, books an war history... Not sure that it alone worth driving far, but if...More

Thank Denis P
Reviewed 1 March 2017

At one time after sitting empty and being vandalised this home was scheduled to be demolished. Fortunately it was saved and is being repaired. Nice Fireman's museum inside. Worth the small entry fee. Imagine living there when it was built.

Thank LoriP2009
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Beautiful snapshot of history. A scavenger sheet helped us to look a bit further and see some details that we might have missed.

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a very cool attraction, my son (9 yo) really enjoyed the tour. The tour is self guided so you can take your time on the things that interested you most.

Thank Wendy C
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ieatlas
What is the average time it takes to do the tour?
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.
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Susan A
Are the grounds handicapped accessible? Are the tours of the inside of the castle accessible for an electric scooter? If I just wanted to see the grounds, what is the fee?
25 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
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Hannah G
What is the cost of doing one of the teas? I'm looking on the website and I see the menu but no prices. The only prices I see is for admission.
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.
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