Now open at Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829

MineralSpringsFoundation_PosterExperience the development of the bottled mineral water industry in Manitou Springs. In the early 1900’s, Manitou Springs, with its two competing bottling plants, was the capital of bottled mineral water. Learn about the mystery of the town’s “effervescent and healthful mineral spring waters.” See the Ute Chief Gusher and the colorful bottles that put Manitou Springs on the world map. Everyone is welcomed. Donations benefit the Manitou Springs Heritage Center. For more information, contact the Manitou Springs Heritage Center: 517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829. Phone: 719-685-1454; email:

Manitou Mineral Water Co. Office and Bottling Plant ca. 1890

Manitou Spring Water Bottles

The Manitou Springs Photography Club held a real-time contest photographing some of our precious Manitou Spring Water Bottles. See the photos that were selected, and come on down to check out the rest of our collection. We have the largest Manitou Spring Water Bottle collection around dating from the late 1800s through the 1980s. Photographer Brian Borrero.

Cheyenne_Spring with the Cliff House in the background

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