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The railroad theme is insufficient to carry out the mission of the museum. It suffers from lack of concise quality archival work.
It needs to focus on bringing the community into the process and with effort can grow to a quality museum. It is worth...More
We visited the Nampa railroad museum to find out more about railroading and the history of Nampa and that area of Idaho. The museum has been the recipient of a goodly number of artifacts that pertain not only to railroading and the story of Nampa,...More
This museum is housed in the old railroad depot which has been very nicely restored. Nampa has a rich railroad history, and there are a lot of interesting items depicting this. There are also displays about the city in general. There is a big model...More
The Nampa Depot is now the museum. Displays lean toward the railroad, but the out buildings has more about early agriculture in the area. Do stop by.
Don't forget to check their other museum in Caldwell. See the website for details.
Also check the museum...More
While this little museum can be hit or miss based on who is staffing it during your visit, it has a decent amount of history and fun stuff to look at. If you hit it right, you'll get a tour of the old train cars...More
Alas, this is a secondhand review. We decided on Saturday at 2 to go there, and it closed on Saturday at 2. But when I mentioned it to several locals, they were very enthusiastic. They told about the depth of information, and that they rotate...More
Great way to spend an hour or so! Docents were informative and more than willing to share their knowledge. They willingly opened up the caboose on a very cold January day - just so we could take a look - thank you!