New Blaine County Artifacts Display

We have added to our museum a new display case, full of Blaine County objects. The collection includes many interesting items, including mining equipment, as well as an ore test kit from Triumph Mine. There are a variety of items from the Blaine County jail and law enforcement memorabilia, as…

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Mountain Man Exhibit on display at Blaine County Museum

Come and see our newest display at the museum, featuring original Mountain Man memorabilia. Featured is an authentic brain tanned leather fringed outfit, tanned by the Shoshone Bannock. Also a rich wool ‘Capote’ Coat, in vibrant green. Included in the display are large scale color photos of Mountain Man Rendezvous…

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The Heritage Court Completes Its Eleventh Year

In early June the ladies named to the court this year and ladies from previous years enjoyed a formal tea hosted by Betty Murphy and friends at the Sweetwater Community Building. This year’s coronation took place at the Liberty Theatre on June 26th and was followed by the ladies’ participation…

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Now Available at the Museum

Hailey, a book written by Robert A. Lonning,  is a colorful and informative survey of the history of our county seat from the days of John Hailey and William Riley to the 1930s and the building of the Sun Valley Lodge. The many photographs, most of which come from the Mallory…

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Recent Acquisitions and New Displays

The Thamm family piano box buggy, which was built in 1906 and has been a part of the museum collection for years, has recently been restored to pristine condition by local wheelwright Wayne Orvik. This pretty little buggy is on display in the back room of the museum, next to…

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