Did You Know?
Did you know 4,000 students visit the Molly Brown House every year?
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.
Please note: we are now at fully booked for student programs and tours through April 29th, 2015.
Reservations are currently being accepted for programs after April 30th, 2015.
Our Carpetbag Outreach Program is currently fully booked through the month of April.
Reservations are being accepted for programs after May 1st.
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 minutes
. Reservations 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: $4.00 per student, High School: $5.00 per student, Chaperones: $6.00, Teachers free!
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
. 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.
Planning Your Trip
Fill out the form to schedule your trip
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 $100.00 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
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 SPRING 2015! 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.
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!
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, $150 per program):
Learn about the Outrageous Times of Molly Brown, Victorian Holidays, Women's Lives, Restoration, and so much more in this interactive lecture series.
Please note: The Speaker's Bureau Programs are currently booked through the month of April
Reservations are currently being taken for after May 1st, 2015.
- Download FREE Lesson plans
- Rent or purchase Molly Brown Biography of a Changing Nation DVD with Lesson Plan for classroom use
- Rent or purchase CD-ROM with 3 interactive games for classroom use
- Is My House Like Molly’s?- A fun way to learn about architecture and the buildings you live in, go to school in and play in. This program includes an architectural glossary of terms. Download the PDF now!
- Learn more about Denver and its historic fabric by participating in
Denver Story Trek