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Idaho Black History Museum

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Address: 508 Julia Davis Drive, Boise, ID 83702-7694
Phone Number: 208-433-0017
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Enjoyed and learned so much

Yes, it's small but small doesn't mean it doesn't pack a lot of knowledge. Someone stated it's odd...nothing odd about dedicating to a certain people, without this museum I had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Earth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Yes, it's small but small doesn't mean it doesn't pack a lot of knowledge. Someone stated it's odd...nothing odd about dedicating to a certain people, without this museum I had no idea blacks contributed to Idaho. Great stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

this is a free museum and has many good articles. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful. It is worth the time to see it.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This was a nice little museum we visited in the park, the exhibits were interesting, but not very interactive. Probably would have been better for older kids than our under 10 crowd.

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Eagle, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Nice to know about the contributions of African-Americans to Idaho history, but it is admittedly far less influential than other groups, such as the Native Americans, Mormons, or even the Basques. Seems odd to have a whole (albeit tiny) museum dedicated to this one small group. Not much of a destination on its own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Well done and very interesting look at the history of Blacks in Idaho

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