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Museum of North Idaho

115 Northwest Blvd, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2798
+1 208-664-3448
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We're full time travelers and enjoy local museums. The location of this museum is on the edge of a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Meanderman01
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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I looked all over Coeur d Alene for something handmade in Couer d Alene by people of Coeur d Alene... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TREVI36
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Driftwood, Texas
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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. Library and office open year round.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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115 Northwest Blvd, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2798
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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.

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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

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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

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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?

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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.

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Reviewed May 14, 2017

I wasn't incredibly impressed with the museum because there wasn't much to look at. The employees were very sweet and knowledgeable, but the attractions themselves were not all that in my opinion.

1  Thank Ramiella H
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

I've visited the museum 3 times -- usually on Free Museum Day. Exhibits highlight the region's economy and people. The written text accompanying most exhibits give sufficient appreciative details. I like the exhibits about the Great Fire, the aquifer & Ice Age and Forest Service...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Very nice facility, interesting exhibit, and free parking to boot! I really liked the mining and antique uniforms on display. Very clean and well organized from early days to present. Enjoyed the museum very much!

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