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Museum of Idaho

200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
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Wonderful Learning experience for the entire family

This museum is one of the best of the smaller museums you find in cities of our size. They have... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
dianen376
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Family Fun

The current exhibit Rome was pretty neat. Good mix of things for the kids to touch and do and... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Angie H
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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 29 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 18 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 13 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.

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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 13 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
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The exhibits are educational,interesting and informative. The price charged is very reasonable. The Museum is clean well lighted and people are available to answer questions. We especially enjoyed a recent exhibit of Egypt artifacts of the Valley of the Kings.

Thank 948kayb
Reviewed 15 January 2017

For a local museum, this place is capable of attracting top notch displays. They change out at a reasonable frequency and you're on to the next excellent display. If you have the time, this is a place to go.

Thank Phillip541
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Really good presentation and artifacts. Well designed, friendly staff. One really gets to know the area when visiting the museum. This is a must see if you want to learn about the area.

Thank MAGGI H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great display of our founding fathers! Really a good way to spend an afternoon or evening. Kids will love this place too.

Thank Debbie W
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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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