Ouray, Colorado: Ouray Alchemist Museum

Pharmacists Curtis and Nancy Haggar have an impressive collection of colorful old patent medicines, displayed 19th century pharmacy-style.

533 Main St., Ouray, CO
Downtown. On the east side of Main St., between 5th and 6th Aves, just north of the Beaumont Hotel. Look for the sign with the green snake.
Tours daily by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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Ouray Alchemy Museum.

Ouray Alchemy Museum

Guided hour-long tour by a quirky and knowledgeable proprietor. The collection includes hundreds of old drugs with their original labels and advertisements. Many of the bottles purport to cure dozens of ailments. The owner also teaches you how to fill a prescription and cuts his own pills.

[Jennifer Kefer, 04/20/2018]

The owners, Curtis and Nancy Haggar, are pharmacists.

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