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Idaho Black History Museum

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508 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7694
+1 208-433-0017
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A small museum worth the visit

This museum provided excellent displays of Idaho black history. Phillip provided us with a great... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
5ontheroadagain
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Small

Small, but does have a fair amount of history in it. A little hard to access for wheelchairs. Not... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Sara F
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Dec 25, 2017
“A small museum worth the visit”
Jul 15, 2017
“Small”
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508 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7694
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

This museum provided excellent displays of Idaho black history. Phillip provided us with a great deal of information on history as well as the local area. We really enjoyed our visit and recommend it.

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Small, but does have a fair amount of history in it. A little hard to access for wheelchairs. Not dissapointed, but also wouldn't rush back to see a second time

1  Thank Sara F
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Reviewed September 22, 2015

We visited the Black History Museum which is in Julia Davis Park. Outside the museum is a bench where one can take a photo with a statue of Abraham Lincoln (who is also on the bench). The museum itself is historic as it is in...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a worthwhile stop. It is inside the old historical St. Paul Baptist Church located at Julia Davis Park. It is small but very, very informative on Idaho's black history, and there is magnficient art work on display. The painting of MLK Jr. is...More

4  Thank Portegee
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Reviewed March 13, 2015

I love black history and hope to become a history teacher, focusing on the social status of blacks and slaves during WW2. I liked this meusum, but it was very small. There was a lot of information posted, but it could have been more lively...More

3  Thank Abreeanah S
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Reviewed January 10, 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.

6  Thank Sam T
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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.

5  Thank Bmnme
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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.

2  Thank relytj
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Reviewed January 6, 2012

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

4  Thank Pat S
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