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Stanley Museum

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Good presentation on climate change

Nice little museum about Stanley. We attended a presentation on impact of global warming on central... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Portland, Oregon
worth the stop

Save at least a half hour of your day for this. Got some nice photos of various items from before... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Boise, Idaho
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  • Average9%
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Aug 21, 2018
“Good presentation on climate change”
Jul 16, 2018
“worth the stop”
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Nice little museum about Stanley. We attended a presentation on impact of global warming on central Idaho.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Save at least a half hour of your day for this. Got some nice photos of various items from before the 50s and as others have mentioned the staff there makes it more enjoyable than if you just walk through on your own (thank you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is a very small museum, but captures the history of the area quite nicely with some good exhibits. It's worth your time to make a stop in here if you're a history buff.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Stopped in since it was right off the road in a scenic spot. Interesting history of the building and rangers. Nice collection of items. The star was Aimee and her enthusiasm for history. Aside from her knowledge of the museum, she knew the area well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CathyNV
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This was a fun little museum with a fabulous view. The docent was the sweetest young lady with a great and enthusiastic personality. Great stop!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

The receptionist was very informative about the history of this site. There were many historical items and photos of the Stanley area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chinstrap777
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Take the time to visit this interesting museum. It is user friendly, informative and easy to navigate. Staff is knowledgeable and helpful. Great place for a picnic as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Enjoy this local museum at the Stanley museum developed by the Sawtooth Interpretive and Historical Society on the outskirts of Stanley, Idaho. The historical significance of the early settlers, CCC boys, mining and ranching folks is recorded and displayed in this authentic former US Forest...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Janice C
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The museum is free and located between Stanley and Lower Stanley. While it is not a big modern museum, we learned a lot about the area and its history

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is a pleasant little museum about local history. The museum is the former residence of a local ranger. Included are some interesting displays about preservation of the surrounding lands and the Sawtooth Mountains. We took the time to watch one of their educational videos...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Tomas D
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