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Museum of Idaho

200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
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Nice exhibits

Besides the permanent exhibits with Idaho themes they have travelling exhibits every few months... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derry K
Missoula, Montana
The exhibits get changed out every few months so you can go 2-3 times a year a see something new.

Our children, teenagers, adults, grandchildren have loved this museum for over 30 years. It has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda L
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The Museum of Idaho is the intermountain west's premier museum in providing nationally and internationally acclaimed exhibits to the surrounding areas. Showcasing both traveling and permanent exhibits, we are dedicated to preserving and educating the public in the sciences, the humanities, and the natural and cultural history. MUSEUM IS CLOSED FROM MAY 30 -JUNE 23 June 23 - Nov 25, 2017 SPACE: A JOURNEY TO OUR FUTURE A highly interactive exhibition that ignites the desire for space exploration and discovery, sparking imaginations and inspiring new generations of explorers to dream of the possibilities that lie ahead. August 18-21, 2017 ECLIPSE SPEAKER SERIES check out our website for a list of astronomical events surrounding Eclipse 2017. December 6, 2017 10TH ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY Dec. 7 - December 31, 2017 OLDE FASHIONED CHRISTMAS AND WINTER FESTIVALS FREE to the public! The Museum of Idaho, the city of Idaho Falls, and the Interfaith Council are proud to announce the 10th annual Olde Fashioned Christmas and Winter Festivals presented by Chesbro Music Co. We feature a new addition each year along with your traditional favorites including nativity scenes from around the world, a collection of Santa Claus figurines, gingerbread houses, beautifully decorated trees, and also a celebration of other winter festivals. Check our website for a list of featured live music throughout the exhibition. *Dates subject to change. Please call the Museum of Idaho or check our website to verify*
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Besides the permanent exhibits with Idaho themes they have travelling exhibits every few months like the Roman war machines display that we saw there.

Thank Derry K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our children, teenagers, adults, grandchildren have loved this museum for over 30 years. It has improved over the years, and the exhibits or always fresh and interesting. It is not a large museum. Usually we spend about an hour to 90 minutes, depending on ages...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

It is an interesting place to enjoy a couple of hours, we visited the Roma exhibition and was educational and neat. We also delight in the museum regular exhibit. Worth the visit!

Thank mah10000
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The Idaho part of the museum was awesome. Very educational and interesting. They had a Roman exhibit at the time of my visit which was very interactive. Not many authentic items, but very educational none the less. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Pablo H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

$10 admission seemed a bit much. There was a large Roman exhibit that seems to be have taken straight from Christchurch. I liked trying on the Roman soldier outfit. The Idaho part of the museum included a 1800s Main Street where I loved looking inside...More

Thank LauraLazewski
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a good museum. Many displays and interesting information. It was fun to learn more about a state we were visiting. Helpful staff. It had quite a number of visitors.

Thank SoCalDisneyPrincess
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum. There is a good mix of factual and hands on activities. Great for all ages. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They have special exhibits that rotate and some regular exhibits. Will definitely be coming back with...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were there for the war machines of Rome exhibit. It was interesting and had a lot of hands-on activities that would appeal to kids. Most docents in the museum were friendly and informative; one was very talkative and we would have preferred to have...More

Thank isaiah4113
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Every 6 months or so they rotate items from one museum to another one. So this way you can go twice a year to see the different things.

Thank Paulflagler
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We went to the explosion demo the other day and had a great time. The lady in charge did a great job intoducing the presenter and letting everyone know when and what the next one would be the following month. This demo was a hands...More

Thank 007JustinTIme
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cost to see it?
2 July 2016|
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Response from MuseumofIdaho | Property representative |
The rates for 2017 are: $10 Adults $9 Seniors (62+) $8 Youth (4 - 17) FREE under four $40 Family $35 FamilyNight (Monday 5 PM - 8PM) Group rates are available
How much is admission
27 July 2015|
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How much is admission