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Muheim Heritage House Museum

Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art (National Register of Historic Places)

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The Muheim Heritage House Museum, a Registered National Historic site, was built by Joseph and Carmelita Muheim beginning in 1898. The first four rooms were completed in 1900. As the family grew, six more rooms were added. The house was completed in 1915. Located at 207 Youngblood Hill, the home is an example of late 19th-century architecture and has been restored to its earlier elegance.

Visitors to the house will enjoy the guided tour through the restored interior with its period furnishings. This lovely pioneer home, situated on a hill overlooking Old Bisbee, offers a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and hillside homes on Brewery Gulch.The house is available for special events such as small weddings, receptions and other intimate gatherings.


Muheim Heritage House Museum parlor and piano

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    The Muheim Heritage House Museum, a Registered National Historic site, was built by Joseph and Carmelita Muheim beginning in 1898. The first four rooms were completed in 1902. As the family grew, six more rooms were added. The house was completed in 1915. Located at 207 Youngblood Hill, the home is an example of late 19th century architecture and has been restored to its earlier elegance.

    Joseph M. Muheim, Sr., was an early Bisbee entrepreneur who emigrated from Switzerland in 1883. Muheim brewed beer for thirsty miners for about four years before turning to mining investments and real estate. He erected the Muheim Block on Brewery Gulch, which housed the Brewery Bar, a stock exchange and the Edelweis Restaurant. Later he and several prominent Bisbee businessman founded the Miners & Merchants Bank (7 Main Street). The Muheim Heritage House served as the family residence until 1975 when it was donated to the City of Bisbee. The house was restored by the Bisbee Council on the Arts & Humanities and opened as a museum in 1980.

    Visitors to the house will enjoy the guided tour through the restored interior with is period furnishings. This lovely pioneer home, situated in a hill overlooking Old Bisbee, offers a magnificient panoramic view of the surroundings, mountains and hillside homes on Brewery Gulch. The house is available for special events such as small weddings, receptions, and other intimate gatherings


Address
207 Youngblood Hill Avenue
Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone Number
+-520-234-3876
Hours
7 days a week 10:00 am - 2:00 pm or by appointment $2.00 Donation
Tags
  • Architecture and Historical Buildings
  • Local History Societies and Museums
  • Urban History
This location was created on 2016-12-10 by Mike Emett .   It was last updated on 2018-04-18 by Sharon Frosco .

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