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Museum of North Idaho

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Very good history venue

We learned a lot about the history of Northern Idaho. Everything was presented in a very easy and... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Larry A
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Maricopa, Arizona, Usa
This museum is closed in the winter

Looked like a good activity for a rainy afternoon in Coeur d'Alene, Tried to stop by, but learned... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
675nancyw
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San Diego, California
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Discover the rich history of the Coeur d'Alene Region. Exhibits on geology, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, railroad, steamboats, recreation, logging, 1910 Fire and Forest Service. Museum store with great selection of regional books. Open April 1 to April 31...more
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115 Northwest Blvd, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2798
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Looked like a good activity for a rainy afternoon in Coeur d'Alene, Tried to stop by, but learned that this is closed in the winter. It reopens April 2.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 675nancyw
Reviewed November 10, 2018

The small Museum of North Idaho does an excellent job of presenting many facets of the area's history, from the era of steamboats plying the waters of nearby Lake Coeur d'Alene, to logging & lumbering, to mining and, most recently, greeting tourists. The well designed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

...there would be little reason to come here. Nice people but not enough stuff to call itself a museum in my opinion. Glad to donate to the local economy though.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We're full time travelers and enjoy local museums. The location of this museum is on the edge of a beautiful park and next to the resort, but the exterior is deteriorating and the interior is shabby. The folks in the museum were welcoming and friendly,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

I looked all over Coeur d Alene for something handmade in Couer d Alene by people of Coeur d Alene. The Christmas store had handmade Idaho ornaments “made in Texas”. I was about to give up when I tried one last effort at the museum....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

It is a nice small town museum. Well done and some interesting facts and great pictures. Northern Idaho is an unique area.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I expected more from this museum. The film clip that is shown is 30 years old but does provide some great background as to the history of the area including the local tribes, military, logging, mining, and water transportation on the lake... the "current day"...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank bkg1
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Lots of good info about both white folks and First Peoples here. Economic and social history. The way the Coeur d'Alene indians got put on a reservation didn't seem particularly brutal, but you could see a people being confined when they had previously been able...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

The filmstrip gave a great overall perspective on the history of the area. Exhibits were interesting too. This museum will take a 45 mins to see. Take a walk on the waterfront when you are done?

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank knownalias
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We learned a lot about the history of Northern Idaho. Everything was presented in a very easy and understandable manner. Cost was very reasonable.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Larry A
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