2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 12-5pm.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

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Gold Panning for All Ages

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road between 1pm-3pm, and learn how to pan for gold. Panning is scheduled in 30-minute increments. FREE for Youth and museum members. $5 plus Eventbrite fee for all nonmembers of the museum. Gold panning instruction is provided by the very best of Nampa Gold Prospectors Association. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Pre-registration is required of each person.


Contact operations@idahomuseum.org if you have questions.



October 8
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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