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The South Bannock County Historical Center Museum

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Address: 110 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Phone Number: 208-776-5254
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Great place to start a vacation !

If you are interested in the history of Lava hot springs then this is the place to stop first A great stopping point and very cool information !

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

If you are interested in the history of Lava hot springs then this is the place to stop first A great stopping point and very cool information !

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creswell, Oregon, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

i just to love visiting local historical museums when I travel. this is one of the better examples of the genre. lots of physical artifacts packed into this museum. I was drawn to a first person account of a ww2 flyer who had parachuted to his capture printed out and clip bound, global history by a local.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I enjoyed learning about the history of Lava Hot Springs, studying and learning about the displayed historical items, and especially about the local native peoples.

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Salt Lake City
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A wonderfully-kept small museum. Free but donation requested. Gives some insight into small town life in southeastern Idaho from about 1870 through the astronaut era.

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Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The museum is small and informative. Lots of interesting facts and items from many sources. Loved the 1924 operating room setup.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Cool little place packed with history and artifacts its free and something to do while in lava. There is a wide variety of artifacts from the old bank vault that now holds equipment from the old hospital to soldier uniforms and guns, to railroad workers tools. Neat place

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SLC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

cute little place with a diverse selection of local artifacts and information on display. its free so worth a walk through

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Pocatello, Idaho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Enjoyed the museum. Lady was very knowledgeable and kind. Saw many interesting artifacts. A great little place to visit, I thoroughly recommend visiting.

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Ogden, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The museum was great. We learned quite a bit about the area. Ironically we have been going to Lava for years and never went to the museum. It had tons of interesting stories and pieces of history.

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Local, informative, relevant to area, and authentic in natural, regional history and people. Much recommended

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Additional Information about The South Bannock County Historical Center Museum

Address: Address: 110 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Phone Number: 208-776-5254
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lava Hot Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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