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Basque Museum & Cultural Center

611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5971
+1 208-343-2671
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Very Interesting Tour

We enjoyed an excellent tour of the Basque Museum led by a very interesting tour guide. We were a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carol D
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Amherst, Wisconsin
Boring

You could pick up a book on Basque culture and get more out of it than you do at the museum. 99% of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara F
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Contains exhibits and collections that provide a look at the Basque heritage, history and culture.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“from spain” (4 reviews)
“gift shop” (11 reviews)
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611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5971
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed an excellent tour of the Basque Museum led by a very interesting tour guide. We were a group of nine ranging in age from 5 to 75 and she managed to make it interesting for all of us. Part of the tour is...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You could pick up a book on Basque culture and get more out of it than you do at the museum. 99% of it was reading, very little displays. Kids were bored stiff. Unless you want to read off awall i wouldn't recommend. Worst museum...More

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every first Thursday of the month, the Basque Museum is open late and admission is free. We recently had the opportunity to check it out. The whole Basque block is really interesting and there are several places that serve authentic Basque food. The museum is...More

Thank Maren M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed walking through and looking at the photographs and reading about the history of the Basque people in Idaho. The staff were kind and took the time to amswer questions and just chat. I will definitely visit again.

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My family is Basque so i am a bit biased. Dropped by. They are just so nice. Fantastic personalities and stories. What an amazing culture. Worth getting to know some of it Try the Basque cocktail at the bar. And grab a seat.

Thank Jaime U
Reviewed 19 May 2017

A little too much information about boarding houses in my opinion, but over all it was interesting to learn about the family traditions and the political history.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We first went there during the 2015 Jaialdi . Since this is a once every 5 year international event (there is an annual Jaialdi that is more of a local event) - there were people here from all over the world. It was crazy. Now,...More

3  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to start to understand the Basque culture, people, country and migration to the US. My husband's family has a very Basque surname but, do not know much about the Basque culture. This place and block of Basque experience has been a great springboard...More

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Small, but very interesting museum. Great information and well laid out. Good size gift shop with lots of items, but expensive.

Thank reviewerforhire
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Some museums, and associated buildings, seem tired and only objects on display. The Basque Museum is NOT one of these. The exhibits seem fresh, cover the people as well as the heritage, and have a flow that builds as you view the photographs, maps and...More

1  Thank TomTrel
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