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Museum of Idaho

200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
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We enjoyed our visit to the museum. There is a good mix of factual and hands on activities. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Ron F
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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A good way to spend 2-3 hours on a dreary day

We were there for the war machines of Rome exhibit. It was interesting and had a lot of hands-on... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
isaiah4113
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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
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200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
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Reviewed 1 May 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 26 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
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This museum is one of the best of the smaller museums you find in cities of our size. They have brought in so many different exhibits on loan that I can't even count them all but I think my favorite was The Titanic exhibit. Wow,...More

Thank dianen376
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The current exhibit Rome was pretty neat. Good mix of things for the kids to touch and do and things for adults to be interested in. The kids' playroom upstairs is always a hit with our kids. They beg to go there. The downstairs has...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lot of fun here! Really enjoyed coming and learning about ancient Rome. (That is what was featured during our visit.) They had quite a few other exhibits we have been very interested in, but missed them due to scheduling conflicts. They rotate through...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I went for the Rome exhibit it was really neat I took my daughter who was fascinated by it. I got her a cool shirt in the gift shop. It was really cheap to. the parking could be better but we managed.

1  Thank hydrostaticman
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It was ok, was hoping to see more artifacts from this era but mostly saw just examples, not sure it was worth $10 a person

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The museum has had some great exhibits come through over the years. We've seen one on Abraham Lincoln, the Titanic, the first explorers to reach the South Pole, dinosaurs. Currently, they're showing one on Rome that my kids have gone to a couple of times...More

Thank gr8at48
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ddama1
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
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