School Programs

The Molly Brown House Museum offers a variety of educational programs for schools and families.

The Molly Brown House Museum offers in person and virtual synchronous and asynchronous tours and classroom programs
for students on the Unsinkable Margaret “Molly” Brown and Colorado history.

  • The Molly Brown House Museum offers virtual and in-person field trip tours for students year round! Find out more here.

  • Can’t come to the Museum? We’ll bring the Museum to you! Explore our in-classroom programs here.

  • Are you a teacher looking for materials to support you visit or in-classroom program? Find them here.

  • Are you a homeschool family looking for fun and engaging programs at the museum? Check out our homeschool day programs here.

Thanks to the generosity of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, both on-site and outreach programs can be offered at a low- or no-cost. Call 303.832.4092 x20 for more information on available scholarships! To book a field trip on in-classroom program, please click on the appropriate reservation button to the right. All Title I programs are free in spring of 2023!

All of our tours and programs are aligned with Colorado State Standards. For a complete list of which standards each program meets, click here.

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Field Trip Programs

Operation Curator
$8/student, Teachers Free, $10/chaperones
Title 1- Free/students, $5/chaperone, teachers free!

Are you ready to take on the role of Curator of the Molly Brown House Museum? During this in-person field trip, find out about your duties and responsibilities, and get some hands-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! This is a 75-minute program.

Operation Curator is only available on Thursdays in the fall at 9:30, 9:45, 10:00, and 10:15. In the Spring Operation Curator is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Virtual House Tours
$4/student, Teachers free
Title I teachers and students, free

Walk (virtually) in Margaret “Molly” Brown’s footsteps! Explore the home of the 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.

Margaret’s Neighborhood Walking Tour
$6/student, $6/ chaperone, teachers free!
Title 1 – Free/student, $3 chaperone, teachers free!

Walk in Margaret’s shoes as we travel around her Capital Hill Neighborhood learning about the people, businesses and architecture that defines her neighborhood. This is a 60-minute outdoor program.
Tuesdays and Thursdays only

Margaret’s Home and Neighborhood – Operation: Curator and Walking Tour
$14/student, teachers free, $16/chaperone
Title 1 – Free/student, $3 chaperone, teachers free!

Uncover the story of Margert Brown through her house and neighborhood! First, take on the role of Curator of the Molly Brown House Museum! During this in-person field trip, find out about your duties and responsibilities, and get some hands-on experience while learning about the history of Colorado and the Brown family. Then, take a guided tour of the Capitol Hill neighborhood to walk where Margaret walked and to see other important historical buildings from Margaret’s time! This interactive tour and program are a perfect way to supplement a unit on Colorado history, women’s history, mining history, and more! After completing the 75-minute house tour, groups will begin their 60 minute walking tour.

Tours start at 9:30am, 9:45am, 10:00am and 10:15am. In the Fall, this program is only available on Thursdays. In the Spring, it is available Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Classroom Programs

Our innovative and interactive programs will bring history to life with artifacts, historical facts, and fun activities! Museum staff will virtually bring history alive in your classroom with these programs. Scholarships are available. Most programs can be delivered virtually as well.

Independent Learning Modules: $2/student

In-person or Live-led Virtual Program: $4/student

View our Spring 2023 School Programs Brochure here.

Denver Grows! (3rd-5th grade) – Updated!

How did Denver become Denver? What challenges did the early inhabitants encounter as they grew their neighborhoods to make Denver what it is today? Students will make decisions to grow their neighborhood of Denver in this newly revamped game!

Different Worlds of the Titanic (3rd-5th grade):

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.

Exploration & Survival (4th-6th grade):

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

boy measuring LEGO building with a clear ruler

Lego City (2nd-5th grade):

Build your 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!

Mapping the Titanic (3rd-5th grade) – Spring only!

The U.S. is home to five geographical regions: each with different climates, economies, and people. Explore these regions through the eyes of the passengers on the Titanic, both immigrants and American citizens. At the conclusion of the program, students will create an abstract artwork based on one of the regions.

Quest for Gold! (3rd-5th grade):

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.

Science of Titanic (4th-6th grade):

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.

Soldiers in Petticoats (3rd-6th grade):

In 2023, Colorado marks the 130th anniversary of the passage of suffrage, the first state to do so. 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.

Titanic Shuffleboard (2nd-4th grade):

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!

Women in Colorado (3rd-5th grade):

The first African-American female doctor in Colorado. A peacekeeper and Ute Queen. The first female State Senator in Colorado. Who are these pioneers and trailblazers who pushed boundaries and helped grow and establish Colorado? Join us to explore amazing Colorado women.

Independent Learning Modules

Have you tried one of Independent Learning Modules? These teacher- or student-led modules are asynchronous website-based programs. $2/student. Include access for one week (M-F).

Molly the Activist (3rd-6th grade):

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 and how to engage in your community today.

Exploration and Survival (4th-6th):

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

Women in Colorado: From Pioneers to Engineers (3rd-5th grade)

The first African-American female doctor in Colorado. A peacekeeper and Ute Queen. The first female State Senator in Colorado. Who are these pioneers and trailblazers who pushed boundaries and helped grow and establish Colorado? Join us to explore amazing Colorado women.