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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
at the Molly Brown House Museum

Homeschool Days offer non-traditional students the same opportunities to come visit the museum as traditional students. Homeschool Days include specialized programs and hands-on activities. Click on the button below to register.

Register for 2021
Register for 2022

Our 2021 homeschool days are:

Game Day
November 9, 2021 – SOLD OUT
On Thanksgiving, many families will gather around the television to watch football. What did the Browns do instead? Come play some games and learn about sports in early Denver as we gear up for family gatherings this Fall!

Deck the Halls
December 6, 2021 – SOLD OUT
December 7, 2021 – SOLD OUT
December 8, 2021 – SOLD OUT
December 14, 2021 – SOLD OUT

December 13, 2021
9:30-11:30 (Limited availability!) |  11:30-1:30 (SOLD OUT)

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!

Space is limited. Advanced registration required for all Homeschool Day programs. Admission is $12 per child, $5 per adult (one adult 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, click here.  Payment is due within three days of confirmation or your reservation will be cancelled.

**Masks are currently required for all participants ages 2+ at education programs (medical exceptions made).** The way our programs are currently structured, we have one family group per station at a time.  If there is another family you would like to do the program with, that is, do the activities together at the same time, please let us know when you register.  Otherwise, we’ll assign you all to different stations so that we can maintain social distancing.

2022 Homeschool Days

Download our 2022 Homeschool Day flyer here.

Victorian Valentine’s
February 1, 2022
9:30-11:30 |  11:30-1:30
Join us as we take a look back at the origins and history of Valentines in the United States. Like many of our modern holiday traditions, the popularity of giving and receiving Valentine’s started with the Victorians. Join us to explore the beginnings of this holiday, learn secret codes, and even make your own Valentine to take home!

Women in Colorado
March 1, 2022
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30
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 as we kick off Women’s History Month!

Building the Titanic
April 4, 2022
April 5, 2022
April 11, 2022
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30
Travel along with the Titanic, from inception to iceberg. Learn how crews built the largest man-made object at the time, how and why the ship sank, and who some of the builders, designers, and passengers were.

Molly the Activist
May 2, 2021
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30
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.

Colorado, My Home*
September 13, 2022
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30
What makes Colorado, Colorado? From farming to mining, the rivers to the railroads, learn about the natural resources and industries that built Colorado.

*Location TBD

Trick or Treat?
October 4, 2022
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30
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.

You’re Under Arrest!
November 1, 2022
9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30
Police officers in early Denver used scrapbooks to keep perps straight. Figure out the clues to solve the crime as you create your own lawman scrapbook!

Deck the Halls
December 6, 2022

9:30-11:30  |  11:30-1:30 
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!

Details and Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?
Let us know you are interested in attending by filling out this form.  We will confirm whether or not we can accommodate your family and then email you a confirmation and invoice payment link. Payment is due within three days of your confirmation email, or your reservation will be cancelled.

Do I have to register and pay in advance?
Yes.  Many of our programs fill up months in advance, so in order to reserve your space advance registration and payment is required. This is true whether you are registering for a program one month from now or 12 months from now.  In either case, payment is due within three days.

How much does it cost?
$13 per student. One adult is free; additional adults are $5. 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. Space is limited. Advanced registration is required. Bundle and save! Register for all 8 programs and receive 10% off!

When do programs take place?
Unless otherwise noted, 2022 Homeschool Days take place from 9:30-11:30 and 11:30-1:30 on the days listed above.

Can younger siblings attend?
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 as participants.

Will my friends and I be able to attend together?
Currently, the way our program is structured, we are only assigning one family per station in order to ensure social distancing. If you would like to be with another family, let us know on the interest form (there’s a space for this).

What ages are your programs recommended for?
Our programs are recommended for ages 6+.

Will my group get a tour of the museum?
Each of our homeschool day programs has a different theme. In each program you will learn a little bit about the Browns and Victorian life in Colorado. You will not get a full tour of the museum during a homeschool day program, however, activities take place in rooms throughout the house so you will get to see different parts of the house.

Are masks required?
At this point, masks are required for all attendees ages 2+, regardless of vaccination status (medical exceptions made). Staff and volunteers are also required to wear masks during the program.