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Idaho Historical Museum

214 S Broadway Ave, Temporary Location, Boise, ID 83702-7646
+1 208-334-2120
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Very cute, very well thought out, very cool displays

I came upon the little log house style building while walking about feeling a surprise because I... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Val M
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Seattle, Washington, United States
Great site

The museum is currently housed in a temporary building since they are remodeling the real site. It... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Ruth M
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
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214 S Broadway Ave, Temporary Location, Boise, ID 83702-7646
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+1 208-334-2120
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

I came upon the little log house style building while walking about feeling a surprise because I have visited Boise off and on for 40 years and never knew it was there! The gals inside told me it is their temporary quarters while the "real"...More

Thank Val M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The museum is currently housed in a temporary building since they are remodeling the real site. It is a small collection of exhibits but worth visiting. It had many interesting things to see. Free.

1  Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went to the Idaho Historical Museum when it was "The Museum comes to Life" with reenactment by local people dressed up in period costumes. This was such a wonderful experience and I plan to attend it again. It made the museum more entertaining and...More

1  Thank barbaracZ3624XA
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Abutting the Julia Davis Park, The Discovery Center, and the Boise City Zoo, this museum features rich displays covering the history of the city of Boise as well as the State. The displays are well thought out and filled with lots of information regarding the...More

1  Thank mdcastle
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Really wanted to see the two headed calf but arrived on a Saturday. The museum is closed on weekends. Very disappointing. Surely a lot of tourists miss out??

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have been to this museum twice. The layout is really good. Exhibits are interesting. Lots of information.

Thank idawmn
Reviewed 15 October 2015

An historic retrospect of living in early Idaho from the beginning of it's culture and all the decades of evolving into a place the whole family will enjoy. Awesome and time well spent.

Thank barbaracZ3624XA
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Delightful afternoon spent walking outside in beautiful Julia Davis Park. Lots of entertainment at the Bandshell with Marimba, Irish dance, Chinese dancers, Ballet Folklorico performing, and Ellie Shaw singing great 1950's swing-era jazz. There was Jousting and Armored-men matches. Strolling historic-dressed characters such as Ben...More

2  Thank IdahoGramama
Reviewed 19 September 2015

When we were in Boise we went to the Idaho Historical Museum, but discovered it was going through renovation. We did get to see some of the outside exhibts. At the Idaho History Society Adminstration Office Building, which is by the Old Penitentiary area of...More

3  Thank mini
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Always enjoy spending time in a museum...large variety of nice exhibits...been here s couple of times before...nice to stop by occasionly

2  Thank Onionguy
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