Step back to the 1890s into this incredible Victorian-style castle at the foot of Pikes Peak complete with nine styles of architecture with 30 rooms throughout the magnificent property. Built by a French Priest, Miramont Castle Museum is a great opportunity to see incredible architecture and how people lived in Colorado at the turn of the 19th Century.
|Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Memorial Day to Labor Day|
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Miramont Castle Museum is at the foot of Pikes Peak in Manitou Springs. Follow these directions or enter 9 Capitol Hill Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 into your GPS or Phone.
Off Highway 24:
- Exit Highway 24 at Manitou Springs and head West into Manitou.
- Take a left onto Ruxton Avenue (3/4 at the roundabout).
- Turn Right on Capitol Hill Avenue.
Dedicated to preserving the Victorian heritage of Manitou Springs and the Pikes Peak Region, Miramont Castle Museum features several collections of artifacts and museum exhibits. Experience life from the 1890s in this incredible gem built on the side of a hill!
Built in 1895 by a French priest, Miramont Castle is an amazing gem to the Pikes Peak Region located along Ruxon Avenue on the way to the Cog Railway. Stop in for tea, a tour and learn how they lived back in the 1890s! From authentic artifacts to beautiful architecture, the castle is a great place to visit anytime of year.
Since 1916, men and women of incredible courage have been racing to the clouds up to the summit of 14,115 foot Pikes Peak by car, truck and motorcycle! This exhibit includes photos from decades of the Race to the Clouds!
As a tribute to our firefighting heroes, the Miramont Castle Antique Fire Equipment Exhibit is an amazing display of how firefighters used to fight fires in the early 1900s. An antique hose cart, the oldest piece of equipment registered with the Colorado State Firefighters Association is amazing to see! Other fascinating authentic memorabilia and photographs of the Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department are on display and included with admission.
Intricate and detailed representations of Victorian Colorado Springs continue to be on display on the first floor, newly refurbished in conjunction with the Fire Department Museum. Hand crafted and donated to Miramont by Doris Crawford, the workmanship is exquisite, giving rare insight into life in the late 1800’s when elegant Colorado Springs was known as “Little London.”
Explore several exhibits on the Castle grounds curated by the Manitou Springs Historical Society and set among this beautiful victorian-era castle!
Guided tours are the best way to experience the majesty and hear the amazing stories of the construction of “one of the handsomest and most artistic buildings in Colorado.” Self-guided tours are available during normal hours.
From victorian-style porcelain dolls, hard-to-find vintage-style candies and delicious teas, the gift shop features items sure to capture the beauty of your trip to one of the region’s best-kept castles.