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Idaho Museum of Natural History

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Museum in Idaho State University.

The museum is small and, when I was there, did not have very much about natural history. There are... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
ransom007
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Anaheim, California
A great view of Idaho's natural history wonders

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is a great stop! I'd say don't miss it, and it's even worth... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Kitty F
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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Natural history museum at Idaho State University.
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698 E Dillon St, Corner of 5th and Dillion, Pocatello, ID 83201
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is a great stop! I'd say don't miss it, and it's even worth going out of your way. Dinosaurs and all sorts of wonders have been discovered and are explained. Kids will LOVE it!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kitty F
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

A good time killer, over priced and not very many exhibits. Next time I'll try the museum of clean. The staff was nice enough and a search and find for the kids but again, small and way overpriced.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adam B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very interesting exhibit on the history of the horse. The informational display on the shark fossil was amazing, and it was found in Idaho! We enjoyed the museum enough to purchase an annual family pass and then took the grand-kids to see it as well....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The meseum of idaho is always entertaining and a good choice for a fun time!i have visited many ti.es and always enjoyed all the exibits! Never a dull time here and it is children friendly!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

To start off the parking /signs didn’t help much with finding where to park, then the very small sign and arrow on the building showing where to enter. The museum was small and left a lot to be desired. We saw the horse exhibit, we...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Museum in the University. Very nice outdoor sculptures. Great history for each about the town history, how the museum came to be, etc. Helpful staff. Several great books and toys for children.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robin T
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The museum is small and, when I was there, did not have very much about natural history. There are some fossils and some information about dinosaurs but the main exhibit was about forest fires. The exhibit had a great deal of information about forest fires...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ransom007
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

For 7 bucks had two exhibits. One on the history of ISU which was a snoozer and another one on wildfires which was pretty good. So....7 bucks, 2 exhibits. Not great but not terrible. I imagine exhibits rotate so it might be better next time.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank cj1972rm
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Has a lot of information about INL, NASA, Lewis and Clark, Native American culture of the region, and the Oregon Trail.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Wilee C
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We revisited after 12 yrs enjoyed it again gives a good history of Idaho good for all ages could spend a day in this town seeing sites

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nancy J
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