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.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

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Field Trip: Shoofly Oolite

November 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Steve Schaps for a field trip to the Shoofly Oolites, one of the largest outcrops of Oolites in North America—located 70 miles from Boise near Grand View. 10am-3pm, Sponsored by Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. Nonmembers of the museum $20, Members $10. Children are free. Pre-registration is required at:


Contact operations@idahomuseum.org with questions.


November 12, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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