The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys is a great place to take your students or group on field trips. Get kids interested in history, geography, architecture, art, science and other cultures through the familiar medium of toys. Our program goal is to help schools address the Colorado Model Content Standards including history, geography, science and art.
Workshops are priced per child and include admission to the Museum at the time of the workshop. Educational workshops are available during our regular business hours. Make reservations at least one month in advance. Allow approximately 1.5 hours for a workshop and self-guided museum tour.
The Denver Museum of Miniatures,
Dolls and Toys
offers workshops for Girl Scout troops. Whether you are working on
badges, try-its, journeys, or just looking for a fun field trip, Museum
staff can find the right workshop for your troop. Some of our most
popular include folk dolls, finger puppets, miniatures rooms, and
Cost: Most of the workshops are $5 - $7 per
participant, depending on the craft you select. This fee includes admission to the
Museum. Admission for adults is $6. There is a $50 minimum for workshops.
Special workshops designed for Boy
Scouts are available. Please call for more information.
Scheduling: Please call (303)
322-1053 or email education@DMMDT.org for a reservation. Reservations
are available Wednesday through Sunday. Please note that the Museum
closes at 4:00pm. After hours workshops are available at a cost of an
additional $20 per hour.
The Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys offers
workshops for adults and children throughout the year. Please see our events page for more
information on workshops for adults and seasonal workshops for children.
Private workshops for groups are offered on site and through
outreach for schools, day cares, scout troop, home school groups, summer camps
Types of Workshops Offered:
Contact Museum staff at 303-322-1053 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or
more information. We can find a project
that will work well for your group. Our
most popular projects include:
Fairies and Gnomes with or without miniature homes ($8-10
per child, ages 6 and older)
Robots made from recycled materials ($6 per child, ages 5
Finger Puppets ($6 per child, ages 5 and older)
Japanese Fish Kites ($6 per child, ages 3 and older)
Guatemalan Worry Dolls ($6 per child, ages 6 and older)
Castle Making ($10 per child, ages 6 and older)
Miniature Rooms ($10 per child, ages 6 and older)
For a complete list of workshops, please email the Assistant
Director at email@example.com.
Most of our workshops are designed for children ages 5 and
older, although we do have several workshops for Early Childhood Education
Workshops typically last for 35 to 45 minutes. On site
workshops are paired with a self-guided tour of the museum, which lasts about
30 to 45 minutes. Workshops can be
scheduled during our regular business hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00
to 4:00 and Sunday 1:00 to 4:00.
Groups may include as few as 5 to as many as 45
children. We have a $50 minimum fee for
workshops. We require one adult for
every eight children who visit the museum.
Workshops cost $6 to $10 per child and include admission to
the museum. Scholarships for those in
need may be available. Admission for
adults is $6.
Please note that most of our workshops are held in the
basement of the museum, which is only accessible by stairs. Please let staff know when scheduling if that
poses a problem for anyone in your group so we can make other