The Museum is a multi-story, Victorian-era home constructed in 1889 and as a result is not fully accessible to all persons with disabilities. The Carriage House Visitor’s Center and Museum Store is accessible on the ground level.
* Self-guided tours of the historic house museum are wheelchair accessible for the first floor level via a lift. The wheelchair must be able to fit on a 38″ x 52″ platform.
* Accessible parking and site access is located at the rear of the property in the alleyway adjacent to the carriage house (a permit must be displayed).
* Service animals individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability are welcome in the museum and carriage house. Non-service animals, or pets whose function is to provide comfort or emotional support, are not permitted.
* Walking apparatus are permitted in the house museum and carriage house visitor’s center.
* Touch tours of the museum are available for the blind and sight limited (must call ahead to make arrangements).
* Audio headsets are available for those who need extra assistance hearing the tour guide. Tour scripts are available for the deaf.
* Tours of the museum last approximately 45 minutes and require short periods of walking, climbing 2-3 flights of stairs, and longer periods of standing. Stools are available for those who need to sit during the tour.
* Two accessible restrooms are located in the basement level of the house museum via the lift, and one in the Carriage House. A family-friendly restroom with changing station is located in the basement level of the house museum.
The Molly Brown House Museum will strive to accommodate your needs. Please contact us in advance with any accessibility questions you have about visiting the museum.