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Ouray County Museum

PO Box 151, Ouray, CO 81427

 Welcome to our Museum!


The Museum will be opening on Friday May 28th to our regular summer schedule, see below. We will have also five in-person Evenings of History Programs at the Wright Opera House this summer on every Tuesday at 7:30 PM between June 22 and July 20th. As soon as the speakers and topics are confirmed they will appear on our Evenings of History page.

We will be following whatever protocols the Ouray County Health Department Requires. Currently masks will be required of all visitors to the museum.

We had four Zoom Evenings of History meetings in Summer 2020.  We have placed three of these talks on a youtube page. To watch  the videos of these talks please go to the following URL:


Our Curator has posted on our web site a number of stories about his favorite artifacts.
Click here to see all the stories.

We are located at 420 6th Avenue in Ouray Colorado.

2021 Museum Hours beginning May 28th: Mon - Sat: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm; Sunday 12 Noon to 4:30PM.

List of Biographical Family Photos

OCHS is now selling duplicate USGS Bulletins

You can now Donate or Pay Membership fees using Paypal

See what others have to say about our Museum

Museum Wish List

We now offer private guided walking tours of Ouray

Frequently Asked Questions about the Museum

Tour the Museum Rooms

Tour Ouray Historic Buildings

Admission: $10.00 adults, $5.00 Youth (6-15), and children under 6 are free. Annual Memberships begin at $30.00 and admission is free to members. Contact us for group rates. Click here for school group rates. The Ouray County Museum is funded by admissions, donations and memberships. We thank you for your support. If you are planning on visiting Ouray and the surrounding area please see our lodging page.