Did You Know?

Did you know 4,000 students visit the Molly Brown House every year?

Teachers 

The Molly Brown House Museum offers tours and programs for students and adults year round. The links below can guide you to resources both at the museum, and resources that can come to your classroom.

Field Trips

Museum Guided Tour (K-Adult):
Walk in Molly's footsteps!  explore the home of legendary Titanic heroine Margaret "Molly" Brown.  It is the perfect way to supplement a unit on Colorado history, women's history, Denver history, mining history, architecture and more! We can accommodate up to 30 people per tour. Tours are approximately 45 minutesReservations required.  To schedule please fill out the following form or call the Director of Education, Jamie Melissa Wilms at 303-832-4092 x17.
Cost: K-8: $3.00 per student, High School: $5.00 per student, Chaperones: $6.00, Teachers free! 

Beginning January 2015: Students in grade K-8 will be $4.00

Mind Your Manners Tea (1st-8th grade): 
Students will have the opportunity to learn Victorian social and table manners while practicing with snacks and games.  This program takes place on the third floor of the museum.  Lasts about 45 minutes 
Cost: $75/session-no more than 30 students per session

Museum Guided Tour & Mind Your Manners Tea (1st-8th grade): 
Combine our House Tour and Mind Your Manners Tea into one interactive experience for students.  Enjoy a tour of Margaret "Molly" Brown's home and then learn some social and tea manners through an interactive tea program on the third floor.  Program lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes
Cost: $6.00 per student 


If your school is a Title One School in the seven county metro area of Denver, your students are FREE. Funding is limited, so call to schedule your tour today. Please note that it is still $6.00 per adult with 1 complimentary teacher per 30 students. Thanks to the generosity of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. 

Title 1 Busing subsidies are available: 


Busing subsidies of up to $105.00, are available for Title One Schools in the seven county metro area of Denver.
  • The school must submit a letter to the Molly Brown House Museum on school letterhead and signed by a school administrator stating the percentage of students that are on a Free or Reduced-Fare Lunch and list who the check should be made payable to
  • Complete a W-9
  • Provide a copy of the transportation invoice
Once the above items are received, a check will be issued to the payee named in the invoice for the amount of the invoice, up to a maximum of $105.00. Thanks to the generosity of the Virginia Hill Foundation. 

Planning Your Trip

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Classroom Programs

Can't make the trip to the Molly Brown House Museum?  We will come to you!  Our innovative and interactive programs will bring history to life with artifacts, historical facts, and fun activities!  For only $75.00 per program, Museum staff will come directly to you! 

Continuing for the 2014-2015 school year: 
Free programs to Title One Schools in the seven county metro area of Denver.

Our programs are tied to 

State and National Model Content Standards.

  E-mail the Director of Education to schedule a program today!

 

Carpetbag (1st-5th grade): 
This pre-visit program is a perfect combination to our onsite House Tour.  Students will be able to meet Molly through a brief introduction provided by one of our costumed presenters. 

NEW FOR FALL 2014!  Science of Titanic (3rd-6th grade): 
Students will be able to explore how the Titanic was built and understand how it worked through this interactive math and science programming using replicas of the ship and other fun interactives.

Uncovering the Titanic: An Artifact Exploration (1st-5th grade):
Learn all about the Titanic with reproduction artifacts!  Students will transform into curators by wearing white gloves and diving deeper into the history of Titanic.  

NEW FOR FALL 2014: Mining Lab (2nd-5th grade):
This new hands on program will allow students to learn about three different types of mining while understanding what life was like in mining camps.  Touchable artifacts will accompany this program such as miner's helmets and gold! 

UPDATED! Industrial Revolution (3rd-8th grade): 
This interactive hands on program will help students understand factory labor and revolutionary changes through the human experience and changes in our built environment.  

Titanic Shuffleboard (2nd-8th grade): 
Through Molly's most recognizable adventure, participants learn the facts while learning a fun game of shuffleboard. 

UPDATED! Denver Grows! (3rd-6th grade):
Travel through time as Denver grows from a mining town to a great urban center, this program fits in with Colorado and local history curriculum.  Starting in April of 2014, this program will correspond with our new classroom curriculum book Discovering Denver: Brick by Brick.  

NEW AND IMPROVED! Lego City (5th-8th grade):
Become a historic preservationist through this popular program! Build you own cities both past and present and learn about saving historic structures, evolution of a city, and the importance of historic preservation.

Molly the Activist (5th-12th grade): 
Take a look at Molly's involvement in politics and reform efforts including women's suffrage.  This is a great program for women's history month! 

Speaker's Bureau (6th-Adult): 
Learn about the Outrageous Times of Molly Brown, Victorian Holidays, Women's Lives, Restoration, and so much more in this interactive lecture series.  



Online Resources