Frequently Asked Questions

  • Staff, volunteers, and guests must wear masks while participating in programs or visiting the museum
  • Sanitizing stations will be available in multiple locations in the museum and offices
  • Frequent and visible cleaning of public or shared spaces will be conducted
  • Reminders regarding frequent hand-washing will be posted
  • Group sizes for will be limited to 6 or fewer people
  • Staff and volunteers will maintain 6-feet of physical distance from visitors, and will provide posted and verbal reminders
  • Advanced museum admission tickets or walking tour tickets will be available online or call-ahead only, providing timed-entry
  • Museum tours will be touch-less, self-guided tours only with one-way flow of foot traffic
  • Traffic through the museum store will be limited, with touch-less transactions as much as possible

In accordance with both local orders and public health recommendations, masks will be required to enter the museum and participate in other in-person events as a courtesy to staff and to other guests. A mask will be made available to those who don’t have one and wish to participate. For those who don’t wish to wear a mask, we ask that you come back to visit at a later time.

You must stay home if you are feeling sick or have a fever of 100 degrees or higher. If you begin feeling unwell while out, go home immediately and contact your healthcare provider or visit the CDPHE Symptom Tracker located here: https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid19-symptoms. We’re happy to reschedule or refund your visit.

While the Museum is not offering guided tours at this time, we do have set entry times for self-guided tours. You must purchase tickets for one of these entry times before arriving at the Museum. You’ll also need to download or print a guide before you arrive at the Museum. You can do this in one of four ways:

1. If you would like written text, audio, and images AND have an iPhone visit the App Store and download Vamonde
2. If you want an audio tour and you own an Android device visit Google Play and download Soundcloud
3. Bookmark the Molly Brown tour through Vamonde in your web browser for text and images
4. Download and/or print a pdf of the tour

Yes! In fact, right now the only way to view the Museum is by purchasing a ticket in advance for your preferred entry time. Click here for available times.

Online ticket sales cannot be combined with coupon or partner deals. Library pass holders, Historic Denver and NARM members can make a reservation by emailing store@mollybrown.org or by calling 303-832-4092 ext 11.

$14 for Adults

$12 for Seniors (65+)

$10 for Juniors (age 6-18)

$12 for Military, Teachers and College Students w/ ID

General Hours:

  • Wednesday – Saturday: First Museum entry at 10:00 am; Last entry at 3:00 pm

The Carriage House Visitor’s Center and Museum Store is open from the first entry time until 4:00pm each operating day.

All tours are self-guided and take approximately 45 minutes. Ticketed entry is every 20 minutes. Please note that some entry times each day may be sold out or unavailable.

Self-guided tours of the house generally take around 45 minutes but you are welcome to stay as long as like provided that you follow the one-way route through the house and don’t backtrack.

Because of the self-guided tour content and delicate nature of the home, this experience is not recommended for children under the age of 6 but it is up to the discretion of the adults accompanying the children. Children under the age of 6 are free.

Yes, but to take advantage of any of the programs listed below you must call ahead and make reservations at 303-832-4092 ext 11 or store@mollybrown.org.

* SCFD Voter Days- Free admission for the residents of: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties – must show ID.  2020 Dates: February 15, April 21, August 26, and November 11 (Veteran’s Day). On free day, please consider making a donation according to your ability. The Museum is much busier on free days, so also consider visiting on a regular admission day instead. If you have a large group or a group with special needs, we can book a tour any other day by offering free or reduced admission. No private or school group tours will be scheduled on free days.

* My Denver Card- the Molly Brown House Museum is pleased to allow children with the My Denver Card free admission to the museum with an adult paying full price admission. This is valid Friday-Sunday all year, and every day during Spring Break, Winter Break, and Summer Break.

* Distinctive Destinations- National Trust Distinctive Destinations is a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation featuring a group of diverse historic sites across the country that help illustrate the breadth and depth of the American story. National Trust members receive $2 off their admission price and 10% off merchandise in the Museum Store.

* NARM- The North American Reciprocal Museum Association is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world featuring 1,000+ arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members complimentary general admission and 10% off in the Museum Store. Enjoy NARM benefits by becoming a VIP Member of Historic Denver and the Molly Brown House Museum!

*Museums for All- Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 300 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card. The Molly Brown House Museum is proud to offer a reduced admission of $2 a person, for those who present their EBT card upon admission.

The Molly Brown House Museum has also partnered with several Library Districts around the Denver Metro to offer complimentary admission. Districts currently include Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Aurora, Westminster, and Longmont. Contact your local library for more information.

On-street parking is available in one and two hour increments throughout the neighborhood. There are also pay lots in the neighborhood, the closest located at the SW corner of 13th Avenue and Logan Street one block west.

Located 5 blocks away is the Cultural Center parking garage which services the Denver Art Museum and the Colorado History Museum and has hourly and daily parking rates.

Bus Parking Bus parking is located on Grant between 14th and Colfax, on the east side of the Capitol building, approximately 3 blocks west of the Museum. Additional bus parking is located on Lincoln between 14th and Colfax, on the west side of the Capitol building, approximately 4 blocks west of the Museum, and on Broadway between 14th and Colfax, on the east side of Civic Center Park, approximately 5 blocks west of the Museum.

There are approximately 22 steps to the 2nd floor and 15 to the 3rd floor via the main staircase and 19 steps from the 2nd floor down to the 1st via the servants’ staircase. See accessibility accommodations below for more information.

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.

Due to tight spaces, strollers and large backpacks are not allowed in the museum. You will be asked to leave strollers in the courtyard during the tour. Please consider leaving your backpacks at home or in your car.

Photos are permitted. Flash, selfie-sticks, tripods, videos, and large equipment are not permitted.

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.

Teas are offered on a limited basis and are usually sold out well in advance. Check out our Events page for available Tea tickets. https://mollybrown.org/visit-us/events/

No. Because of restrictions on group sizes we are not currently offering discounts for groups tours. The Museum is currently offering tours for small groups on Tuesdays.  For more information on group tours visit https://mollybrown.org/visit-us/group-tours/ or https://mollybrown.org/onsite-programming/ for more information on school tours.

Due to occupancy restrictions currently in place due to COVID-19, you will not be able to enter the Museum if you are more than 5 minutes late.

Due to distancing requirements, each entry time is currently capped at 6 people.

All ticket sales are final.

If there are extenuating circumstances, please contact the following:

  • 303-832-4092 ext. 13 for Online Presale tickets no later than 24 hours before your tour start time.
  • 303-832-4092 ext. 16 for Event related tickets
  • 303-534-5288 ext. 5 for Walking Tour related tickets

The house itself is not air-conditioned and can therefore get very warm during the hotter summer months. We recommend bringing a water bottle with you on the tour. The carriage house visitor center does have air-conditioning.

Yes, we do offer a combo ticket option to visit the Molly Brown House Museum and do a Walking Tour of the Capitol Hill Neighborhood during the regular Walking Tour Season (May through October).  Contact the Visitor Services staff at 303-832-4092 ext. 13 or visit https://historicdenver.org/tours-events/walking-tours/ to learn more.

Generally, no. However, you can call the Visitor Services staff at 303-832-4092 ext. 13 and they can tell you if there happens to be some extra space where luggage can be kept on the day of your visit.

We also recommend checking out LUGDEN:  a luggage storage and phone charging service. Offering pick-up service at Union Station, Downtown Denver Sheraton, Hilton, and Downtown Denver Air-BnB’s. They provide hourly, daily, overnight and weekly luggage storage. LUGDEN stores a wide variety of luggage and bags including skis, snowboards, golf clubs, pelicans cases, ruckpacks, hiking backpacks and anything else you don’t feel like lugging around. Walk-ups to our mobile bag check always welcome.  Call them at (303) 747-5600 or visit their website to make a reservation.