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Museum of Idaho

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Wonderful exhibit for the size

We have been to several exhibits at this local museum. Museum of Idaho has brought many exhibits to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Idaho Falls, Idaho
An excellent private museum that is about to expand.

This is a high quality private museum with excellent displays. Dispite the restrictions of private... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
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The Museum of Idaho is the Gem State's premier science and history center, featuring world-class traveling exhibits, regional history collections, and a full schedule of events, camps, and classes for all ages. Current exhibits: DISCOVER STEAMPUNK...more
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200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 4, 2015

Museum of Idaho is excellent. It is a stand alone museum, no university, state or city funding; and is run 95% by sponsors, donors and volunteers. It is two museums in one, 'Real Pirates' traveling exhibit, and a permanent local historical exhibit.

3  Thank Jan A
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Reviewed September 3, 2014

They are advertising a guitar exhibit from June 6th through November 30th (no year indicated) on a large billboard at the entrance to my hometown. Because of my keen interest in all things guitar, we decided to make the 4 hour trip to see it....More

4  Thank Chitarrone
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been to several exhibits at this local museum. Museum of Idaho has brought many exhibits to Idaho Falls that you would see in larger cities. Titanic,Bodies and the most recent Steampunk to name a few. Do yourself a favor and go to see...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a high quality private museum with excellent displays. Dispite the restrictions of private funding this museum is well housed and a delight to tour. Everything is extremely well labeled and the volunteers are very helpful.

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The museum of Idaho is always a fun visit for us. This time they have a pretty interesting SteamPunk exhibit lots of cool things to examine, and quite a few hands on exhibits.

Thank Isaac H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

For mid-size town, this museum is one of the best. Able to attract and display trending exhibits, but also using local contributors. A great experience and the staff are very knowledgeable with the exhibitions.

Thank golfintazz
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We loved this Museum. The Museum is the testing site for Steam Punk Exhibit and to work out the kinks before it goes nation-wide. The Steam Punk exhibit was fascinating. The volunteers were very friendly and willing to share their perspectives and behind the scenes...More

Thank mjpfann
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is a terrific museum. They have so many programs to engage all ages. We thoroughly enjoyed the current SteamPunk exhibit and all the additional activities they offered in conjunction.

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Great traveling exhibit of steampunk; very interesting and educational. Good historical information about Eagle's Nest (later renamed Idaho Falls) as well as their role as nuclear power pioneers.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

While on business travel, I was able to visit this museum and it was pretty interesting to learn about the different types wildfire in Idaho and the world. The displayed wildlife afforded you the opportunity to see what these animals actually look like up close....More

Thank GrumpyGrizzly72
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

There have been a number of exhibits at the museum that have been very interesting. There is a section of the museum that covers the history of idaho and idaho falls.

Thank tjs737
Reviewed August 20, 2018

A sweet lady at the visitor's center told us to check out the museum, and what a delight. It's interactive and the kids will enjoy it. The museum's website states that it "engages, educates, and enlightens..." and it sure does. The exhibits are interesting, interactive,...More

Thank ladybug3939
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July 1, 2016|
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Response from MuseumofIdaho | Property representative |
The rates for 2017 are: $10 Adults $9 Seniors (62+) $8 Youth (4 - 17) FREE under four $40 Family $35 FamilyNight (Monday 5 PM - 8PM) Group rates are available
July 27, 2015|
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How much is admission