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Miramont Castle Museum

9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
+1 719-685-1011
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Interesting!

Who doesn't like castles? Fun to tour and see all the unique items and collections. I loved the... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
debrandes
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Alexandria, Kentucky
Trip to Manitou Springs

The castle is impressive, beautiful architecture, self guided tour. Parking on top, anyone with... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2016
Kelli M
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Missouri
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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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9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1618
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Who doesn't like castles? Fun to tour and see all the unique items and collections. I loved the unusual windows in many areas and enjoyed the interesting lady who sells you the ticket.

1  Thank debrandes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The castle is impressive, beautiful architecture, self guided tour. Parking on top, anyone with problems walking steps may want to be dropped off at the front. History , furniture, enjoyable.

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed June 19, 2016

We enjoyed this self guided tour. It was interesting to see the wonderful detailed woodwork and windows from that time period. Might be a little boring for kids.

Thank Crb10105
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Took a self guided tour with the family. The kids did a scavenger hunt with a candy stick prize at the end. Educational for kids and adults!

Thank Renee608_11
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Take the time to visit this historic house and museum. We've been visiting there since we were kids, for over four decades, and have brought our family too. Anyone who may have problems with steep, narrow stairs should be dropped off up front, since the...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Very detailed restoration of the mansion with many period photographs. The addition of the fire museum enhanced the experience.

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I think the coolest thing in the castle is the coat of arms. It was late on a Saturday when we got there and got the last self guided tour. It costs $9 just to walk through it and look for your self.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed June 10, 2016

We love looking at old house and it's history and this castle has it. They even have firefighters museum within the castle.

Thank amoney2326
Reviewed June 5, 2016

I recently read a book, Miramont's Ghost by Elizabeth Hall, after which I learned the mansion referenced in the book was real and some of the characters in the book actually existed, namely the priest who built the house and his aristocratic mother who (mostly)...More

Thank CovingtonCat
Reviewed June 3, 2016

We had a very nice lunch in the tea room, before going on our train to Pikes Peak. The staff are nice and helpful. Superb!

Thank aewitham
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Melissa S
September 24, 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
June 10, 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
December 24, 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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