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Ouray Alchemist Museum

533 Main Street, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4003
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Great Place to learn about the history of medications

It was pleasant and very eye opening, also the proprietor of the museum helped fill in gaps some of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Raymond B
Awesome

Tons of interesing information and really neat artifacts. Eric, the one presenting all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew R
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“the owner” (51 reviews)
“his passion” (11 reviews)
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533 Main Street, Ouray, CO 81427
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+1 970-325-4003

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was pleasant and very eye opening, also the proprietor of the museum helped fill in gaps some of the gaps from learning about our particular history. Also learned that I had a Snake oil salesman in my family.

Thank Raymond B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tons of interesing information and really neat artifacts. Eric, the one presenting all the information, was extremely knowledgeable and was really passionate about what he was talking to us about.

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this museum for a flip trip with my Pharmacy program class. It was very interesting and fun to learn! It was cool how excited Kirt was about what he loved to do and how much knowledge he had. I would recommend even if...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of cool stuff to see. the man is nice. i had fun. super cool town. tiny little shop. he is very knowledgeable.

Thank TONIA R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a really cool field trip. I liked seeing the history of pharmacy. I really loved all of the pretty artifacts and rocks. The presentation was really interesting as well.

Thank JULISA C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great collection of antiques and curios, cool info during the presentation. Kurt is very knowledgeable in the history of pharmacology and you can see is still enthusiastic about sharing his stories even after many years of following his passion.

Thank SEAN G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked going to the Ouray Alchemist Museum. Curt has a wonderful collection of all things pharmacy and beyond. And it’s interesting to watch him get excited telling the stories of these things. He is very knowledgeable and keeps trying to learn more. I...More

Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The presentation in the museum is great! Curt is a funny and enjoyable story teller, and the amount of items in his collection is phenomenal. Definitely had a great time, and enjoyed seeing all his wondrous objects from around the world. The store front is...More

Thank JOSHUA B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the museum as a field trip for our pharmacy technician program and it was really amazing to see the history of the career that we chose. The owner made the experience very fun and we learned a lot about the different pieces...More

Thank RAYLEE V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a great experience. Loved all the older material. Definitely a place to go to visit and learn about all the things. --Miranda

Thank MIRANDA M
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Leah M
6 September 2017|
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Response from OurayAlchemist | Property representative |
Leah, Since it is after Labor Day, I am usually there from 10 am to 4 pm. Tours are given at 10 am. Sometimes a second tour will be given at 1 pm. It is really best to call ahead to schedule the tour, especially... More
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Molliearlene
2 July 2017|
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Response from Patty B | Reviewed this property |
It is a one level museum. Don't remember if there is a small step into the building.
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lisamillerboymom
24 June 2016|
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Response from OurayAlchemist | Property representative |
It is $10.00 per person. The tour is customized to your interests and lasts as long as you desire - anywhere from about an hour up to two and 1/2 hours. If you have limited time I can do a shortened version of the tour... More
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