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Learn about the rich history of the Nez Perce Native American tribe, remembered especially for having saved the Lewis and Clark Expedition team from starvation following their harrowing journey through the Bitterroot Mountains. Native American and...more
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0306 3rd St, Third and Capitol Streets, Downtown, Lewiston, ID 83501-1860
This is the best place to work for. You learn a lot everyday about the history of Nez Perce County even though you have been at the museum over 17 years. Just about every person who walks through the doors of the museum has a...More
There is a lot of things to see and learn here as well as the whole history of the valley. Knowledge is powerful in this area and the things you'll learn that this town has been through. Not to be missed!
This is a well thought out museum with great history display. It is very informative and truthfully, very depressing reading how the native were being treated.
The museum has many hands-on sections with displays that allow children to touch and examine some of the items...More
We were here with a group touring the Lewis & Clark Trail and were stunned to learn that William Clark was said to have fathered a son here. I would have liked more on the Nez Perce culture and the war against them, but we...More
Definitely worth a visit-plan for about an hour to casually walk through the exhibits. We stopped by on a very slow Labor Day weekend. There were few visitors so we were able to pace our walk-thru quite easily. The museum is done extremely well and...More
Visited and enjoyed the museum. Did not know they did tours of the house in back. I am so glad we tripped on that and asked them. THIS was amazing like stepping back in time. Just amazing for history buffs!
This was such a beautiful place and my heart goes out to the Nez Perce Indian Tribe. I'm so proud of their continued efforts to educate their future generations, their conservation efforts to restore what we have almost killed (a dam threatened salmon and their...More
This museum of which I am a member is an encapsulation of the history of Lewiston Idaho. Its hard to believe but at one time, downtown was really crowded, trolley cars and movie theaters. Today its a lot more quiet but the museum shows you...More