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Access Programs

Sensory-Friendly Mornings

We know that the guided tour format doesn’t always work for individuals on the autism spectrum. The Molly Brown House Museum invites families and individuals on the spectrum to join us for a self-guided experience, followed by hands-on activities.

Sensory-Friendly Mornings take place on the following dates:

April 7, 2019 @  10-11:30 a.m.

July 14, 2019 @ 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Oct. 6, 2019  @ 10-11:30 a.m. — CANCELLED

This program is included in general admission, but space is limited.  To make a reservation, please send email to access@mollybrown.org with your preferred date.

SPARK! Tour for People With Memory Loss

SPARK! is a FREE program for people experiencing mild memory loss (early stage Alzheimer’s or a related dementia), and their family, friends and guests. SPARK! programs feature interactive experiences in a welcoming environment. Trained educators and guides engage participants in lively discussions, art-making, social engagement, and other hands-on multi-sensory activities. Programs spark the minds of participants with conversation, creativity and engagement.

March 18, 2019 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. — The Language of Flowers

The Victorians had many secret languages, and flowers were no exception. Want to tell your love you’re true? Give them a violet. Join us as we step into spring and smell, touch and even taste our way through the Victorian language of flowers.

Sept. 30, 2019 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. — The Wild West

What was Colorado like when the Browns first arrived (J.J. in 1880; Margaret in 1886)? Join us for an exciting look at what Colorado and Denver were like in the late 19th century.

Nov. 17, 2019 @ 10:00-noon — Game Day

On Thanksgiving, many families will gather around the television to watch football. What did the Browns do instead? Come play some games and learn about sports in early Denver as we gear up for family gatherings this fall!

Dec. 16, 2019 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. — Down the Chimney With Old St. Nick

Children all over the world look forward to the winter holidays because it means toys, candy and sweets. But did it mean the same thing to the Brown children? In this program, we will explore traditional holiday gifts from when Mrs. Brown was a child in the 1860s, as well as 100 years later. 

Tour and general admission to the museum are free for registered participants. Space is limited. Light refreshments provided. Topics change each month. To register, please contact access@mollybrown.org, or call 303-832-4092, ext. 17. Meet in the courtyard between the Carriage House and main building.

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