The Molly Brown House Museum offers a variety of educational programs for families.
The museum is excited to announce a whole suite of new family programs in 2019, including:
- Scout Saturdays for Girl and Cub Scouts
- Homeschool Days for homeschool students
- Sensory Friendly Mornings for those on the Autism spectrum
- SPARK! programs for those with dementia
- and…FREE drop-in programming!
Discover the past with Scout Saturdays at the Molly Brown House Museum. Uncover the story of Margaret Brown and life in early Colorado through hands-on activities, a guided tour, and even a special Scout tea! Scout Saturdays at the Molly Brown House Museum take place from 9:30-11:30 on the dates listed below. Advanced registration required for all Scout programs.
In this Scout Saturday program, Junior Girl Scouts will get to find out what girls growing up in the early 1900s liked to do for fun, what daily life would have been like, and even enjoy a formal Victorian tea. This program will help Junior Girl Scouts earn their Playing the Past badge. Junior Girl Scout Saturdays take place on:
January 26–SOLD OUT
Visit the historic home of Margaret “Molly” Brown, one of Denver’s famous Americans! Learn what life was like growing up in the House of Lions, play some games, create your own historic cookbook, and even enjoy a formal Victorian tea. This program will help Bear Cub Scouts meet their requirements for Paws to Action, as well as Bear Elective Adventures, Bear Picnic Basket and Marble Madness. Bear Cub Scout Saturdays take place on:
Space is limited. Advanced registration required for all Scout programs. Admission is $12 per Scout, $6 per adult, and the Troop Leader is free. Siblings may attend for free, however, if they wish to participate in the activities and take-home components of the program they need to be registered. To register, email email@example.com or call 303-832-4092 x 17.
Please note: Badges/patches not included.
Homeschool Days offer non-traditional students the same opportunities to come visit the museum as our more traditional school visitors. Homeschool Day programs include a specialized tour and hands-on activities. Homeschool Days at the Molly Brown House Museum take place from 9:30-12:30.
January 17—A Servant’s Life
Learn what life was like for the men and women who were servants of the Brown family. We will explore the house through their eyes, see where they would have lived, and learn more about the individuals who worked in the home.
May 14—Historic Preservation
1340 Pennsylvania Street nearly became a parking lot until a group of historic preservationists stepped in. Learn what it took to save the house, make your own historic buildings, and see some of the other buildings in and around Capitol Hill that have withstood the test of time and urban renewal.
September 25—J.J.’s Story
We all know about Margaret “Molly” Brown, but what about her husband JJ? Learn about JJ’s life in the mine industry, the history of mining in Colorado, and how mineral wealth changed the Brown’s future forever.
Space is limited. Advanced registration required for all Homeschool Day programs. Admission is $10 per child, adults are free. Siblings may attend for free, however, if they wish to participate in the activities and take-home components of the program they need to be registered. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-832-4092 x 17.
Free Drop-in Programming
We recognize that cost can be a barrier to coming to the museum. To that end, the Molly Brown House Museum is now offering bi-monthly FREE programs for children and families. Programs are free of charge but do not include a tour of the house. Topics and activities vary each time. Free Community Programs are offered from 11am-1pm on the following dates:
February 1, 2019
April 17, 2019
June 14, 2019
August 7, 2019
October 4, 2019
December 18, 2019