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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Tours and other programs available.

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Field Trip: Shoofly Oolite

April 16, 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

STARTING POINT FOR TRIP: Please meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot near McDonald’s Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way, near the intersection of I-84 and Hwy 21 at 10 am. We will car-caravan to our destination. Please carpool as much as possible. Paved roads the entire way.

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 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shoofly-oolites-landscape-of-mars-tickets-567225987197.

Contact operations@idahomuseum.org with questions.


April 16, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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