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All reviews three floors hope diamond hospital room mineral collection dentist office on display mining history operating room great displays local lore rainy afternoon three story three hours few hours in town hot springs exhibits
This is a great museum! You can really enhance your visit to any area by learning some of its history. Ouray is FULL of history! We learned all about mining and minerals, famous ranches, a connection to the Hope diamond, and much more in the...More
This once was an old hospital. Now turned into an amazing museum. 3 levels with a great video about the curse of the Hope diamond since it was once owned by a resident of Ouray. An amazing collection of colorful mineral rocks. Including a room...More
Kind of an interesting collection of old Ouray related stuff, divided loosely into themed areas covering the use of the house as a hospital, the history of Ouray, and the mining history and process. There are a lot of objects - probably too many. The...More
We visited based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. Set in the old miner's hospital, it's three floors and so many exhibit rooms including a mine simulation in the basement. Don't miss the florescent minerals in the basement. The medical/dental exhibits are sufficiently creepy...More
We read the other reviews and they were right - this humble mountain town museum is impressive and quite informative. Set in an old hospital building, there are 3 total floors. Each original hospital room contains a different subject and/or time. You can choose which...More
I was pleasantly surprised by the variety of exhibits in the three-floor museum and there should be something for anyone interested in the area's colorful history.
The museum provides wonderful historical context for every relevant aspect of Ouray: mining, postal history, health care in the...More