2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

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Spring re-opening March 8th. We will be open 12-5 on Fridays and Saturdays. See idahomuseum.org/events for what might be coming up.

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Bruneau Fossil Reef: Geologic Field Trip

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Investigate the geology of Fossil Reef and Horse Hill with guide Steve Schaps. This area is 80 miles from Boise and has a lot of fossils, petrified wood, and Moqui Balls. We will meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot at 10am near McDonald’s Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way. From here Steve will facilitate carpools.  We will need some people with higher clearance vehicles to be carpool drivers, especially people with Trucks, 4WD, or AWD vehicles.  Max 5 cars, 16 people. Sponsored by Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. Nonmembers of the museum $20, Members $10. Children $5 plus Eventbrite fee. Pre-registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bruneau-fossil-reef-geologic-field-trip-tickets-862411374637 

Please contact operations@idahomuseum.org if questions.


April 21
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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