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Canyon County Historical Museum

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Address: 1200 Front St, Nampa, ID 83651
Phone Number: 208 467 7611

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Historic Depot

The Nampa Depot is now the museum. Displays lean toward the railroad, but the out buildings has more about early agriculture in the area. Do stop by. Don't forget to check... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2014
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The Nampa Depot is now the museum. Displays lean toward the railroad, but the out buildings has more about early agriculture in the area. Do stop by. Don't forget to check their other museum in Caldwell. See the website for details. Also check the museum for pricing details on admission. Museums are worth it, the price is reasonable, so go-ahead... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

While this little museum can be hit or miss based on who is staffing it during your visit, it has a decent amount of history and fun stuff to look at. If you hit it right, you'll get a tour of the old train cars parked outside as well. I have two little boys who love trains, so the model... More 

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Exeter, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Alas, this is a secondhand review. We decided on Saturday at 2 to go there, and it closed on Saturday at 2. But when I mentioned it to several locals, they were very enthusiastic. They told about the depth of information, and that they rotate key displays in and out. I was disappointed to miss it, but my family and... More 

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Great way to spend an hour or so! Docents were informative and more than willing to share their knowledge. They willingly opened up the caboose on a very cold January day - just so we could take a look - thank you!

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Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

small like the town of Nampa but very interesting awesome to see your own towns history

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Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

This is a nice little museum to see. Has a lot of train stuff as it is the old train depot. I love history. Nampa is my hometown so to me this is the cats pajammas. Go see it, it will be fun!

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Belturbet, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

this is a very small museum right by the rail road tracks there in Nampa. Plenty of parking, lots of info on Nampa and the rail road and the surrounding areas. Very interesting if you take the time to stop and read alot of the info. Staff were very helpfull.

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