Miramont Castle Museum

Miramont Castle Museum

The region's biggest and best castle-museum dating back to the 1890s!

9 Capitol Hill Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 // View Map
719.685.1011 //
Hours: 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. Tues - Sun

Fast Facts

Step back in time at Miramont Castle Museum

Step back into 1890s in this incredible Victorian-style castle at the foot of Pikes Peak. Miramont Castle Museum has nine styles of architecture with 33 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.


 Summer hours 9 A.M. – 5 P.M. Daily
 Fall/Winter hours 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. Tues – Sun Queen’s Parlour Tearoom: 11 A.M. –  3 P.M. Wed – Sun



Children (6-12)

Child Under 6


$9 $5 FREE $8


Screenshot 2014-03-26 11.25.57

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.



Fast Facts

  • Adult $9, Child (6-12): $5, Senior (60+): $8 5 & Under 6 are Free
  • Active duty Military and Firefighter Free with ID
  • Join us 7 days a week for tea! (Reservations Required)


  • Drive up and around the Castle to the left as you arrive to park in the back.
  • Explore how folks lived in the 1890s through several different types of rooms.
  • Check out their extensive events, especially their Victorian Christmas!


Victorian heritage, colorado history

Miramont Castle MuseumMiramont Castle Museum is dedicated to preserving the Victorian heritage of Manitou Springs and the Pikes Peak Region. This museum features several collections of artifacts and museum exhibits. Experience life from the 1890s in this incredible hidden gem that’s built on the side of a hill.

Join Miramont Castle Museum for Tea

Seven days a week, Miramont Castle Museum offers a delicious victorian-style tea in one of the most beautiful settings in Colorado! Call 719.685.1011 to make reservations. If you have a group of 10 or more please call to make sure they can accommodate your group.

Learn More

Built in 1895 by a French priest, Miramont Castle Museum is an amazing part of history in the Pikes Peak Region. The Museum is 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.

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Display

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 previous decades of the Race to the Clouds!

Featured Exhibit: Antique Fire Equipment

As a tribute to our firefighting heroes, the Miramont Castle Museum’s Antique Fire Equipment Exhibit has 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.

Little London Miniatures

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. It gives a 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, to hard-to-find vintage-style candies and delicious teas, the gift shop features items that are sure to capture the beauty of your trip to one of the region’s best-kept castles.


Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of tours do you offer?

Self-guided tours are available during all regular business hours. Guided tours are available for groups of five or more by advance reservation only. Call 719.685.1011 and make your reservation today!

How can I get more involved with the Castle?

Become a member! The Manitou Springs Historical Society is a non-profit organization that works to involve the local community in preserving and enhancing exhibits to promote the excitement of our history. By becoming a member, you are supporting the Manitou Springs Historical Society and receive discounts and notifications about Miramont Castle Museum.

Do you host weddings?

Yes, the Castle does host weddings! Could you think of a more beautiful setting for your special day? To get a wedding package either e-mailed or mailed to you, please contact us at 719-685-1011. Please set up an appointment today to visit the Castle.

How many exhibits do you have?

We have four main exhibits. They are Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Spoils of War, Little London Miniatures, and the Sawyer & Garstin Map Collection. Each exhibit holds unique and fascinating pieces of Colorado history.

Plan & Purchase

Plan your Pikes Peak vacation

We're working on additional tools to help you plan your trip. Let us know what type of planning and purchasing resources you would like to see.


Attraction Categories

More Like This