I love history and this little town definitely has a lot of it. The exhibits were so personable. Really cool stuff.
I am a history buff, so I enjoy historical museums. This museum has pictures of the pools before they were commercialized. They also had artifacts from the early settlers of Bannock County. It was very accessible and the staff was very pleasant and friendly. I took my husband there to show him the story of the Ligers, and we both... More
This very nice museum is located in a small town in a unique part of Eastern Idaho. The region originally was the wintering grounds for the Shoshone Native peoples because of the hot springs. The museum presents this information as well as the migration of the French fur traders, Lewis & Clark expedition, arrival of the railroad, and religious migration... More
I always stop at this little museum when in town. Considering how tiny the town is the museum is actually pretty interesting. I always learn something new.
This museum in Lava is free to walk through-I believe they accept donations. I loved seeing part of the past history of the town of Lava. They had all different type of items from War era uniforms and stories and Indian artifacts of the area. They had a display where you could touch animal fur and guess what type it... More
We were wandering around the "downtown" of Lava and happened upon this museum. It was so nice to be warmly welcomed as we entered. This museum is truly a labor of love with so much local history in it. Since I am from upstate New York so much was new to me even though I have done some travelling around... More
When visiting the Museum it always makes me think of how times used to be and how grateful I am for how things have changed to make life easier.
We'd spent the morning soaking, had lunch at The Wagon Wheel and decided to wander around the town before continuing our drive. The museum has an unobtrusive street presence, we weren't even sure it was open, but the door swung wide and in we went. From our first glances to our longish questions and answer conversation with the volunteer docents... More
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