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Molly Brown House Museum, Denver

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At Molly Brown House Museum you'll get a window into the life of the famous philanthropist and activist who survived the sinking of the Titanic. Molly Brown's home is also a great example of Victorian architecture and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. Originally built in the 1880s, the house was bought by Molly's husband, James Joseph Brown, in 1894. After Molly's death, the home was sold for a fraction of its cost due to the Great Depression, and was set for demolition by 1970. However, locals incorporated as Historic Denver, Inc., raised funds, and restored the house to its original glory. Now, the museum hosts more than 45,000 visitors each year and offers both on- and off-site academic programs. Note that admission is by guided tour only, and tour tickets are sold in person on a first-come, first-served basis, unless you're with a group of ten or more. Molly Brown House Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Maybe you saw the movie "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," or maybe you caught Molly Brown's appearance in the movie "Titanic." But did you know that Molly Brown was an ardent supporter of women's... 
    Maybe you saw the movie "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," or maybe you caught Molly Brown's appearance in the movie "Titanic." But did you know that Molly Brown was an ardent supporter of women's...  more »
  • Very interesting! The home is gorgeous and the artifacts were amazing. We did reserve a tour time and were glad we did - it was busy! Our tour guide was Sam and she was so incredibly knowledgeable... 
    Very interesting! The home is gorgeous and the artifacts were amazing. We did reserve a tour time and were glad we did - it was busy! Our tour guide was Sam and she was so incredibly knowledgeable...  more »
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  • Great little taste of the past without feeling sterilized or distant. It was fantastic being able to walk through the house as if I were a guest and not a tourist. Buy tickets online a day in advance or risk not getting in at all! Toilets are available at the register but not in the house itself, so plan accordingly. Gift shop was a fun little stop afterwards. If you wind up having to wait to get in (as we did) there's a comfy little local coffee shop at the end of the block where you can relax until your timed entry comes up.
  • Nice people and friendly people you see smiles everywhere nice antiques in the house nice to hear the history of the house like it cause is related to the titanic this museum is a lot of talk about it. You can explore the house on your own or with a group. Have nice experiences when I go. I have been going every year to see it since I move to Colorado in 1998. Will recommend to go see it.

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