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Bingham County Museum

Bingham County Museum (1905 Brown Mansion),
Blackfoot, Bingham County

  • Grants: 2016, 2017, 2018

Location: 190 N Shilling, Blackfoot, ID 83221

The Bingham County Museum is housed in a historic mansion located in the notable Shilling Avenue Historic District of Blackfoot.  John G. and May Johnston Brown built the mansion in 1905.  It is a 15-room, southern style home constructed of local lava rock.  The home includes a large second floor balcony, a glass-walled sunroom, and a large vaulted front room space.  The Browns with their chauffeur, servants, and cook turned this grand home into the social center of Blackfoot until 1924.

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