Molly Brown House Museum 39.7375° N -104.981° W

Description

Historic Denver’s Molly Brown House Museum is the place for students to learn about Denver’s unique history by telling the story of Margaret “Molly” Brown’s activism, philanthropy and passion. Tours and classroom programs support regional history curriculum, civic history, and much more! We are currently offering Virtual and In-Classroom Programs, in-person field trips, and Virtual Tours of the museum for school groups.


Lunch Notes

No lunch facilities on site.

Bathroom Notes

Multiple single-stall restrooms available

Info

1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO 80203

+1 303-832-4092

education@mollybrown.org

Sun
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon
Closed
Tues
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thur
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Subjects
History, Industrial Revolution, 19th Century, 20th Century, Social Studies, My Community, Westward Expansion, Native Americans, Women's History, Design Thinking, City Planning, World War I & Ii, Social Justice, 18th Century, Government & Civics, Research, Geography, Current Events, Visual Arts, Primary Sources, Science, Physics, Math, Measurement & Data, Engineering, Cultural Connections, Immigration
Activities
School Based Program, Digital Resource, Field Trip, Live Virtual Event, Virtual Field Trip
Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, K, 1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult, Postsecondary
Cost
Free Programs, Reduced Price For Title 1 Schools, Scholarships Available
Accommodations

Learning Experiences

School Based Program

The Different Worlds of the Titanic

Who were the people aboard the Titanic? What can the objects and documents they left behind tell us about their worlds? In this interactive program, students will become someone who sailed on the Titanic and will compare and contrast their experiences on and off the ship with the lives of other passengers and crew.

This is an in-person classroom program

Subjects Covered

history, 20th century, women's history, social studies, my community

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

LEGO City

Now longer for even more learning fun! Build you own cities both past and present while becoming a historic preservationist. Learn about saving historic structures, the evolution of a city, and the importance of historic preservation in our most popular program!

This is a 75 minute in-person classroom program.

Subjects Covered

history, westward expansion, social studies, design thinking, city planning, my community

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
75 min.
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Quest for Gold!

Our ever popular Mining Lab has been updated, refreshed and has a new name! In this interactive hands-on program, students will study real mining artifacts to investigate what life was like as a miner and how exactly mining works.

This is an in-person classroom program.

Subjects Covered

history, industrial revolution, 19th century, 20th century, social studies, my community

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Titanic Shuffleboard

Now even more fun! Travel along with the Titanic, from inception to iceberg. Learn the history of the ship and that fateful night through a fun and interactive game played aboard Titanic--shuffleboard! This is an in-classroom program

Subjects Covered

history, 20th century, social studies, geography, social justice

Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, k
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Denver Grows

How did Denver become Denver? How long was Colorado a territory before it became a state? Who lived here before American settlers arrived? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as we travel through time as Denver grows from a mining town to a great urban center.

This is an in-person classroom program

Subjects Covered

history, native americans, westward expansion

Grades
3, 5, 6, 4
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Soldiers in Petticoats

It’s hard to imagine a time when women didn’t have the right to vote, but it actually wasn’t that long ago. In 2020, the United States marked the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. In this program, learn about the Suffrage movement in Colorado and the United States, and analyze primary sources to draw conclusions about how the public felt about women’s suffrage.

This is an in-person classroom program.

Subjects Covered

history, 20th century, women's history, visual arts, primary sources

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Science of the Titanic

How did a ship that was built to be “unsinkable” sink? In this program, students will learn about the scientific processes behind the building and sailing of the Titanic, how the Titanic was discovered 12,460 feet down, and will discuss what should be done with the wreck of the Titanic today.

This is an in-person classroom program.

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Subjects Covered

history, 20th century, science, physics, primary sources

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
30 stu.
Activity

school based program

Duration
60 min.

Digital Resource

Field Trip

Live Virtual Event

Virtual Field Trip