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Miramont Castle Museum

9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
+1 719-685-1011
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Museum and high tea

The castle is a huge old house built on the side of a hill. The museum has some beautiful old... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
cedar4604
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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Exploring the castle

We found the Miramont Castle to be an excellent choice to visit. The rooms have so much history... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
goldentraveler2015
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Kearney, Nebraska
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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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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The castle is a huge old house built on the side of a hill. The museum has some beautiful old pieces, including a firefighters museum. The sun room is now a small tea room. If you want the high tea you should make reservations. Otherwise,...More

1  Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We found the Miramont Castle to be an excellent choice to visit. The rooms have so much history, and they are nicely decorated. This castle is hard to decribe as it was a hidden jewel to discover. We enjoyed each room and found the structure...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We throughly enjoyed touring this historical, 1895 castle/mansion. Thanks to the Manitou Springs Historical Society for their restoration furnishings and upkeep. We liked the self tour--you can spend as much time as you want enjoying the furnishings, and views out the window.--Miramont means "look at...More

Thank Teri B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Ecletic mix of archives, love the old building, the people of Manitou Springs have worked hard to restore this lovely building. Lovely lady in the the gift shop happy to share her ghost stories when asked. Perfect break from the the crazy busy town!

Thank l00ps72
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place is amazing and the lady at the front desk was so very helpful and knowledgeable. Wish we could have tried out the tea room but need a reservation for that. Will definitely check that out next time.

Thank lorril511
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Our family consisted of 4 generations; ages 12 to 78. The Tea luncheon was a great experience. The food was delicious and beautifully served. Great selection of teas. The 12 year old loved the experience. There were 2 tables of period hats we could wear...great...More

Thank sewbass
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We researched castles in Colorado. This one seemed the most child friendly and not too out of the way. We went there not really knowing what to expect. Their website is expansive but you don't get a full jist of just how big it is...More

1  Thank usaaffamily
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This self guided walking tour was one of our favorite stops. Upon arriving the hostess explained how the castle was built, rules of the walking tour and how the Castle is still being restored. We were also given a scavenger hunt for my 11 year...More

2  Thank C9487RUangelaj
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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 19 July 2017 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
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Melissa S
25 September 2017|
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Response from goldentraveler2015 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it would allow pets unless they are therapy or for guide animals.
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ieatlas
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
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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