Denver Sights

Molly Brown House

  • 1340 Pennsylvania St. Map It
  • Capitol Hill
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 11/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This Victorian celebrates the life and times of the scandalous, "unsinkable" Molly Brown. The heroine of the Titanic courageously saved several lives and continued to provide assistance to survivors back on terra firma. Costumed guides and period furnishings in the museum, including flamboyant gilt-edge wallpaper, lace curtains, tile fireplaces, and tapestries, evoke bygone days. The museum collects and displays artifacts that belonged to Brown, as well as period items dating to 1894–1912, when the Browns lived in the house. Tours run every half hour; you won't need much more than that to see the whole place. A bit of trivia: Margaret Tobin Brown was known as Maggie, not Molly—allegedly a Hollywood invention that Brown did not like—during her lifetime.

Sight Information

Address:

1340 Pennsylvania St., Denver, Colorado, 80203, USA

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Phone:

303-832–4092

Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Sept.–May, Tues.–Sat. 10–3:30, Sun. noon–3:30; June–Aug., Mon.–Sat. 10–3:30, Sun. noon–3:30

Published 11/18/2015

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