Fandom

Futurepedia

Doc Brown's mansion

2,726pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Docsmansion

Doc's mansion in 1955. Marty can be seen on the driveway in the foreground.

Brownmansiondestroyed

The Hill Valley Telegraph of August 2, 1962, the day after the mansion's demise.

Doc Brown's mansion was located at 1640 Riverside Drive in Hill Valley.

It was possibly in the possession of the Von Brauns who came into America from Germany. Doc stayed there alone, using his fortune funding his scientific experiments. However, he also made use of the garage which was situated on the property. The mansion was opulently stuffed with a medieval suit of armor, an oriental statuette, a pipe organ, and of course Doc's inventions.

On November 5, 1955, Marty McFly found this address and saw his old friend when he was 30 years younger. At this time, Doc was working on his brain-wave analyzer and Marty was his first human test subject, the first overall being his dog Copernicus. When Marty convinced him that he came from the future and asked his help to get back, the two used the garage to hide and work on the DeLorean.

A week later on November 12, "another" Marty (being several hours older) approached him again. After Doc passed out, Marty brought him to the mansion. Marty stayed with Doc until November 16, planning for a way to go back to 1885 and save 1985 Doc's life.

The mansion burned down on August 1, 1962, and was sold to developers, as seen in a newspaper hanging on one of Doc's walls. After that, Doc stayed in the garage which, being a separate building, survived the fire. This setback did not seem to worry him as he continued his isolated life.

In the timeline in which Emmett married Edna Strickland, he never discovered the secret of time travel, meaning that the mansion did not burn down in 1962. By 1986B, it was used as a base for the Brown Institute of social science.

Clocktower1955 This article is a stub about a general location. You can help Futurepedia by expanding it.

Behind the scenes

Frontdoor

Marty at the front door of Doc's mansion which, in real life, belonged to another house.

  • The exterior of the building is the Gamble House in Pasadena. Because the interior of the Gamble House was under renovation at the time of filming, the interior scenes and the front door scene were filmed at the Blacker House two miles away. These doors are now on display at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Appearances

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.