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Ouray County Museum

420 Sixth Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4576
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WOW! What A Collection.

This museum was the biggest surprise of our visit to Ouray. The staff is friendly and... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Erie, Colorado
Neat history

We were passing through, and since the alchemy museum was closed, we came here. Very cool how they... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
O'Fallon, Illinois
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420 Sixth Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4576
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum was the biggest surprise of our visit to Ouray. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the exhibits are well-organized and bring back many childhood memories.

Thank Dookie62
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were passing through, and since the alchemy museum was closed, we came here. Very cool how they have the rooms organized by historical theme. Tons of unique history and items from the town's past.

Thank rwmax19
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend stopping by the Ouray Historical Museum! It's full of history and is located in the old hospital. Walking thru I had to wonder if it was haunted!!

Thank Momurphy14
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Maybe the best small museum I've seen. This three-story structure used to be the town hospital. The woman at the entrance desk told us she was born there. From the time you walk in, nicely arranged and labeled exhibits appear - one after another. An...More

Thank USAwalkers
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The outlay Museum was very informative and full of information about the area. The lady working the desk was very friendly.

Thank Glenda M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This museum is well worth visiting, as it houses many interesting artifacts that tell a story of early Ouray, a mining area of Colorado. One such is an exhibit concerning The Hope Diamond (not the actual diamond on display) and Evalyn Walsh McLean. This was...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Upon entering the museum we met a very nice lady that was born in this very building in 1950. We paid our entry fee and did a self tour of the three stories. We found every vignette to be very informative and with so many...More

Thank rudy h
Reviewed 15 October 2016

If you need to do something on a rainy day this is a great place to go to wait for the weather to clear. Wonderful things to see. My favorite part was looking at all the Rocks and Minerals.

Thank TopBanana2066
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It's a bit hoarder-y, but it was a very informative visit with tons of cool stuff. It's just all quite crammed in. Being unfamiliar with the area/its history, it was a great day 1 stop.

Thank exNYfamily
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This museum is located in a building that used to be a hospital. Entrance fee is $7pp, less for kids. There are three floors. The basement is a replica of a mine and has photos of many of the mines in the area, and geology;...More

Thank pasherry
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Tina N
1 October 2017|
Response from BearGuy60 | Reviewed this property |
Admission: $7.00 adults, $3.00 Youth (6-15), and children under 6 free