Trip Planner:   USA  /  Colorado  /  Ouray  /  Ouray Alchemist Museum

Ouray Alchemist Museum, Ouray

4.9
Ouray Alchemist Museum is located in Ouray. Plan to see Ouray Alchemist Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ouray trip tool .
Create an itinerary including Ouray Alchemist Museum
map
Ouray Alchemist Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
196 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • The Alchemist store and tour in Ouray is one of the most interesting activities in Ouray. The owner/ pharmacist Curtis is full of knowledge and love. His presentation on the history of medicine and ph...  more »
  • Get ready for a trip in a time machine that you wont forget too soon! Kurt was very welcoming when me and my family walked into his store. I saw a sign on the outside that talked about a possible tour...  more »
  • We visited the museum for an hour and a half in September and learned so much about medical care in the Old West from Curtis, who sold us $100 worth of snake oil before we left. I'm kidding of course....  more »
Google
  • This store and museum was awesome. The owner presented a history of drugs that was interesting and he did it with humor. This is a place you should check out. Make sure you take the museum tour.
  • Thanksgiving of 2016 spent our time in Ouray. While there, we went to the Ouray Alchemist Museum of which we were fortunate enough to receive a private 3 hour presentation from Curt. Both Ken and I enjoyed Curt's presentation very much as it was highly interesting, colorful, and there were so many cool artifacts to look at and have him provide us details behind. Curt was well-versed, a great story-teller and so knowledgable. Would highly recommend this to anyone heading to Ouray. Thanks for a great presentation and tour of your place but mostly for how generous you were with your time away from Nancy to educate us! - Jeanine and Ken from Highlands Ranch CO
  • This was a great little place we stopped at while on vacation. The gentleman has a huge amount of knowledge and a little museum in the back room. It was great to hear and see all the history.
  • We can't wait to get there in October-2017!!
  • My Wife took me here for the first time this year! Apparently she goes here every time she visits Ouray. The owner is AMAZING, and pours his heart and soul out with so much knowledge about the history of medicine the world over. His collection is breath taking..... we absolutely LOVE visiting with Curtis. We will definitely go again!

Plan your trip to Ouray

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Ouray

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Ouray by other users

4 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans