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

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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

Field Trip

Combo Tour

Combine Operation: Curator and Molly’s Neighborhood Walking Tour for an in depth experience for students. After your students are done being curators for the day, take a stroll around and learn about the neighborhood when Margaret lived here and how it became the Capitol Hill neighborhood we know today. Walking tours last approximately an hour and take place entirely outside. Combo tours are only available on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

When booking a Combo Tour, you will book the time of your house tour. Do not book a separate walking tour. Your walking tour will take place after the Operation: Curator tour and the exact timing of the tours will be confirmed by the Museum Education Specialist upon confirmation of your reservation.

Cost: $10.00 per student, Teachers are free, $15 per chaperone

Subjects Covered

history, 19th century, 20th century, women's history, my community, social justice

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Capacity
27 stu., 1 chap. per 10 stu.
Activity

field trip

Duration
135 min.
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Operation: Curator (Museum Guided Tour)

Are you ready to take on the role of Curator of the Molly Brown House Museum? Find out about your duties and responsibilities, and get some hand-on experience while learning about the history of Colorado and the Brown family. This interactive tour and program are a perfect way to supplement a unit on Colorado history, women's history, mining history, and more!

Cost: $7 per student. $10 per chaperone, teachers are free!

Subjects Covered

history, 19th century, 20th century, women's history

Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, k
Capacity
27 stu., 1 chap. per 10 stu.
Activity

field trip

Duration
75 min.
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Molly’s Neighborhood Walking Tour

Molly’s Neighborhood Walking Tour (3rd-HS)
See history in person! This walking tour of Capitol Hill explores the many lives of some of the buildings that are still here from when the Brown’s lived in the neighborhood. See the places they saw while learning about what it took to make Denver, Denver. Walking tours are available Tuesday-Friday, last approximately an hour and take place entirely outside.

Subjects Covered

history, 19th century, 20th century, women's history, social studies, social justice

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, adult, postsecondary
Capacity
30 stu., 1 chap. per 9 stu.
Activity

field trip

Duration
60 min.
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Virtual Field Trip

Virtual House Tour

Walk (virtually) in Margaret “Molly” Brown’s footsteps! Explore the home of legendary Titanic heroine while learning about the history of Colorado and the Brown family. This interactive 45 minute tour is a perfect way to supplement a unit on Colorado history, women’s history, mining history, and more! Virtual Field Trips are only available on Mondays and Tuesdays. Minimum of 10 students.

Please email education@mollybrown.org to schedule.

Subjects Covered

history, 19th century, 20th century, women's history, social studies

Grades
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, k
Capacity
35 stu., 1 chap. per 35 stu.
Activity

virtual field trip

Duration
60 min.
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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

Digital Women in Colorado

Did you know that Elitch Gardens was originally a zoo? Or that a female engineer working on the Eisenhower Tunnel opened up new job opportunities previously denied to women? Join us as we discover the impact women had on Colorado history…from pioneers to engineers!

This is a asynchronous website based teacher or student-led program. Includes a teacher outline with research based post-program discussion questions and activities. Access is available for 1 week.

Subjects Covered

20th century, women's history, westward expansion, social studies, research

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
35 stu.
Activity

digital resource

Duration
60 min.
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Digital Molly the Activist

What is an activist? Learn about Margaret Brown and how she fought for the causes that she believed in, including children's, worker's and women's rights.

This is a asynchronous website based teacher or student-led program. Includes a teacher outline with research based post-program discussion questions and activities. Access is available for 1 week.

Subjects Covered

20th century, women's history, social studies, government & civics, social justice

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
35 stu.
Activity

digital resource

Duration
60 min.
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Digital Exploration and Survival

Explore history from the point of view of the people who explored and survived in our state. . Using primary and secondary sources, students will explore the lives of miners, indigenous people, fur trappers, and pioneers to gain a greater understanding of what life what like in early Colorado.

This is a asynchronous website based teacher or student-led program. Includes a teacher outline with research based post-program discussion questions and activities. Access is available for 1 week.

Subjects Covered

history, native americans, westward expansion, social studies, primary sources

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
35 stu.
Activity

digital resource

Duration
60 min.
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Live Virtual Event

Virtual 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 a live virtual program.

Subjects Covered

history, social studies, government & civics, cultural connections, my community, social justice

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
35 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.
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Virtual Molly the Activist

Margaret “Molly” Brown was involved in everything from politics and reform efforts to women’s suffrage. Learn about several of the causes she was involved in to help all Coloradans. This is a live virtual program.

Recommended: 3rd-6th grade

Subjects Covered

20th century, women's history, government & civics, my community, social justice, current events

Grades
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Capacity
35 stu., 1 chap. per 35 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.
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Virtual Science of 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 a live virtual program

Subjects Covered

math, measurement & data, history, science, engineering, social studies

Grades
3, 4, 5
Capacity
35 stu.
Activity

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.
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Virtual 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 marks the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. In this interactive 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 a live virtual program.

Subjects Covered

history, 19th century, 20th century, women's history, social studies, social justice

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

live virtual event

Duration
60 min.
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