The mission of the Denver Firefighters Museum is to preserve the history of the Denver Fire Department and firefighting through the collection and preservation of artifacts, documents and photographs. The purpose of the Museum is to educate the public about fire safety and the history of firefighting in Denver from its inception to the present. This is accomplished through interpretive exhibits, educational programming and scholarly research.
Molly Brown House Museum is the gateway to exploring the history of Denver and the West. The 1889 Richardsonian Romanesque structure was designed by legendary architect William Lang and sits in Denver’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood. The house is a beloved local landmark that now operates as a Museum to tell the story of Margaret “Molly” Brown, survivor of the Titanic and local heroine dedicated to political activism, philanthropy, and humanitarian aid. The Museum serves over 45,000 annual visitors who are introduced to Mrs. Brown’s impressive biography and national historical themes as they relate to this remarkable woman.
The Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver (MCA) is an innovative forum for contemporary art that inspires and challenges all audiences, creating understanding and dialog about art of our time. Formed in 1996, MCA provides Denver with its first major contemporary art museum. MCA is a non-collecting space and functions like the European model of a kunsthalle, offering the ongoing presentation of groundbreaking and thought-provoking artwork. MCA sees its role to be an incubator for ideas, artistic exchange and cross-disciplinary dialog by presenting diverse exhibitions, education and outreach programs. MCA also features Museum Shop, daily tours by appointment, event space for rent.