The Smithsonian Institution once called the Ouray County Historical Museum “one of the best little museums in the West.” Guests that want an understanding of Ouray’s origins will find much to love in this museum built during the late 1800s which was at one time known as St. Joseph’s Miners’ Hospital. Nowadays, the Ouray County Historical Museum has over fifteen different rooms full of various exhibits that offer a glance of the past. Explore the mineral collection, check out the photographs, there is much to appreciate.
The Ouray Alchemist Pharmaceutical Museum is definitely a unique experience that has stuck around for over four decades. Exploring the museum, guests will find more than 1,500 years worth of pharmaceutical history, from remedies to a practically ancient prescription that holds the distinction of being the oldest in all of Colorado.
The Ute Indian is strongly associated with the state of Colorado, and there is perhaps no better place to further one’s knowledge of the tribe than the Ute Indian Museum. As a matter of fact, the museum is located on the land that was once the property of the tribe’s leader Chief Ouray and his wife Chipeta.
About Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs
Located in Ouray, Colorado, the Twin Peaks Lodge and Hot Springs is a full-service hotel offering Ouray lodging accommodations near the mountains. The hotel is within walking distance to shops and restaurants and there are hundreds of miles of biking, Jeep, and hiking trails to explore. It is located at 125 3rd Avenue, Ouray, Colorado 81427.
For more information on the hotel, Ouray lodging, or Twin Peaks lodging room types, please call 888-799-5295 or 970-239-4715.