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Homeschool Days

The Molly Brown House Museum offers a variety of programs for homeschool families.

Girls Dressed in period clothing

Homeschool Days

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 2021

Where in the World is Margaret Brown?
September 22, 2020
9:30-11:30  | 
11:00-1:00 
How did Margaret Brown travel? How long did it take her to get there? This interactive program takes you across the world, as we try and figure out where and how Margaret traveled, how those technologies, and the world she lived in, changed over time, and what the societal motivations were for anyone traveling during this time period.

Trick or Treat
October 13, 2020
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
During the Victorian era, the celebration of Halloween took hold in America and many of today’s customs were developed. While costumes and decoration are now different than those in “Molly” Brown’s time, the mystery and surprise of Halloween is a sentiment we still celebrate.

Deck the Halls
December 8, 2020
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
We’re decking the halls Victorian-style! Have you ever wondered where some of our most beloved Christmas traditions come from? Come find out as we explore what Christmas was like for a Victorian family like the Browns!

The Life of the Brown’s
February 9, 2021
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
Who was the “Unsinkable” Margaret Tobin Brown? How did the Brown’s come to live in Denver? Was she ever called Molly? Come find out the answers to these questions and more as we explore Colorado’s early history through the life of the Brown’s.

Sinking of the Titanic
April 13, 2021
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
It was a night to remember, and a night that no one who survived would ever forget. But 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.

Historic Preservation
August 10, 2021
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
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.

Trick or Treat?
October 12, 2021
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
During the Victorian era, the celebration of Halloween took hold in America and many of today’s customs were developed. While costumes and decoration are now different than those in “Molly” Brown’s time, the mystery and surprise of Halloween is a sentiment we still celebrate.

Deck the Halls
December 7, 2021
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30  |  2:30-4:30*
We’re decking the halls Victorian-style! Have you ever wondered where some of our most beloved Christmas traditions come from? Come find out as we explore what Christmas was like for a Victorian family like the Browns!

*an afternoon program will only be offered if morning programs fill.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required for all Homeschool Day programs. Admission is $10 per child, $5 per adult (one adult 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 education@mollybrown.org or call 303-832-4092 x 20.