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Museum of North Idaho

Coeur d'Alene, ID
+1 208-664-3448
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Very good history venue

We learned a lot about the history of Northern Idaho. Everything was presented in a very easy and... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Larry A
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Maricopa, Arizona, Usa
A little underwhelming

I wasn't incredibly impressed with the museum because there wasn't much to look at. The employees... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Ramiella H
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A logging museum.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“exhibits” (8 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We learned a lot about the history of Northern Idaho. Everything was presented in a very easy and understandable manner. Cost was very reasonable.

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I wasn't incredibly impressed with the museum because there wasn't much to look at. The employees were very sweet and knowledgeable, but the attractions themselves were not all that in my opinion.

1  Thank Ramiella H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've visited the museum 3 times -- usually on Free Museum Day. Exhibits highlight the region's economy and people. The written text accompanying most exhibits give sufficient appreciative details. I like the exhibits about the Great Fire, the aquifer & Ice Age and Forest Service...More

Thank orcabison
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very nice facility, interesting exhibit, and free parking to boot! I really liked the mining and antique uniforms on display. Very clean and well organized from early days to present. Enjoyed the museum very much!

Thank _bones8169
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I've lived in this area all of my life and had never visited this museum until recently. This is a great little museum with lots of local and interesting history. We spent about 2 hours in here because there is so much to take in...More

1  Thank firecraker15
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The museum itself was pretty small, but it has a lot of history packed into it on the steam boats, logging, Native Americans, and early settlers. They also have a temporary exhibit on the railroads right now. Took us about an hour to go through...More

1  Thank Marge387
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This small museum has an interesting overview of life "back in the day" in North Idaho when the steamboat was king. It has info on the timber industry and forestry. The gift shop is a good place for area souvenirs, and they have a pulbished...More

1  Thank Pattie S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Takes about an hour with the movie. Covers a lot of subtle details about the early history of the area. Special exhibit about trains and their impact on the history of North Idaho.

1  Thank Don K
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Well worth the $4 adult ticket price. Between the half hour movie and then touring the museum we learned so much about the area. Highly recommend if you visit beautiful Coeur d'Alene. The gentleman working there was really great...friendly and knowledgeable. Thanks!!

1  Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The museum is small, well done with a very friendly volunteer staff. Sadly, the area is under construction and getting to the entrance of the museum proved rather difficult. Signage for the entrance was not up to date either. It is worth seeing.

1  Thank Joe C
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