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Captain John Mullan Museum

Housed in the old Liberty Theater, the Captain John Mullan Museum tells the history of Mullan; home of the world famous Lucky Friday Mine. The story is told with exhibits and displays featuring historical furnishings, vintage clothing, photographs, newspapers, mining relics and local school, sports, firemen and drug store memorabilia.  The museum highlights information on the building of the Mullan Road, connecting Fort Benton, Montana to Fort Walla Walla, Washington.  Be sure to visit the display of Norma Zimmer the “Champagne Lady of the Lawrence Welk Show. Norma was born just east of Mullan. The Eastern Trailhead of the 72 mile trail of the Coeur d’Alene is located one block south and the famous Hiawatha trail is located 6 miles east of Mullan. There is ample parking and knowledgeable volunteers to help you gain a unique look at one of North Idaho’s earliest mining communities. These things combine to offer the visitor a very pleasant experience.  I-90 six miles east of Wallace, 6 miles west of the Montana border.

Open June through August or by appointment. Free, donations accepted

Contact Info:

229 Earle Street, Mullan, ID 83846
Captain John Mullan Museum Website

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