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Nez Perce County Historical Society & Museum

0306 3rd St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1860
+1 208-743-2535
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Really interesting museum...I learned a lot!

We were here with a group touring the Lewis & Clark Trail and were stunned to learn that William... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BethanyLeah
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Wylie
Great Historical Artifacts and Learning Center

If you love museums and pouring over hundreds and hundreds of artifacts you'll love spending time... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
russm112
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Lewiston, Idaho
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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 pioneer artifacts are on display.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (3 reviews)
“exhibits” (7 reviews)
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0306 3rd St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1860
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+1 208-743-2535
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

If you love museums and pouring over hundreds and hundreds of artifacts you'll love spending time here. Excellent place to learn this county's history and a very low cost entrance fee.

Thank russm112
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

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!

Thank GrandmaBecky
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

A quality presentation of native exhibits, including a 30-foot log canoe. Good choices in the gift shop of books and reference sources, especially on coil baskets.

Thank aphrab
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

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

1  Thank clearfield2016
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Went to visit to learn about the history of the region. Worth visiting to see how the area developed. Many interesting artifacts and information to read about them.

Thank Ted S
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

There is much to offer to the public by the way of 200+ years of local history and much further back if you look at the native culture as well. You will gain a sense of the area as it has changed over time to...More

1  Thank reesrjobs
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

This little museum is just packed with information about the Nez Perce tribe's culture and history, and I would highly recommend the 20 min film that the guides will graciously offer to run for you as you walk in the door. It was sobering to...More

2  Thank CdBCrepes
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