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Idaho Museum of Natural History

5th Ave & Dillon St., Pocatello, ID 83209
208-282-3317
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Pocatello
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Natural history museum at Idaho State University.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We have went a couple of times. They change the exhibits periodically. The kids really enjoyed it. Sometimes they do overnight adventure for kids 12 years of age and Under.For the overnighter they really enjoyed themselves they had multiple different interactive activities set for the kids,which helps them to learn And remember

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

it was just ok but the day we went it was free so it gave us something to do in between wrestling matches

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Logan, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

At the time we visited, they were between exhibits. What was there was great and informational. I especially liked the photos/information of the native americans.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Very friendly and knowledgable staff. Very affordable and lots to see for a smaller museum. If u have a little extra time, you will not be disappointed in your visit.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Super small museum. Almost nothing to see. Not much history you can learn. All those saying its excellent, must does not have experience to visit bigger and better museums.

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Was driving from Idaho Falls down to Salt Lake and had some time to kill, this museum provided me with a great experience just a couple minutes off the highway. The people were very friendly & helpful with any questions.

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Wilder, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Was at a Potato conference nearby and had some free time at noon...went to the museum and was really impressed with it...would like to bring my grandsons to see it..I know they would really like it

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pocatello
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I love this museum because it is cheap but interesting. i believe it is worth the price of admission to learn a little bit about the biological history of idaho.

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

right on the Idaho State University Campus, local interest displays as well and traveling displays. Big Foot display was very unique and when they have the prehistoric display very educational

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

A small museum; still it has a little bit of all you can expect from a museum of natural history. If you are in the neighboorhood, don't miss this little gem. We especially enjoyed the spectacular exhibit on arrow heads.

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