2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

Museum reopens March 17th. Open Fridays and Saturdays, 12-5pm.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

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Museum Tour and Discussion

March 27, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Guests will take part in a 45-minute museum tour followed by individual discovery.

Participants are limited to 12 for this up-close and personal tour of our beautiful and small museum. You will see Idaho rocks and minerals, a touch-screen map of Idaho Mining Districts, an authentic mining camp, a Buzz Saw shark exhibit, Meteorite collection, wall graphics explaining Lake Idaho/Lake Bonneville, Blacklight display, as well as information on the Yellowstone hotspot. Plus, the museum has a seismograph that constantly records earthquakes from around the world!

You’ll have an opportunity to shop in our extraordinary Gift Shop with prices starting at 50 cents. We have books, rocks, minerals, rock picks, gold pans, jewelry and items for children, and more.

Masks are required. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

Please contact operations@idahomuseum.org if you have questions.

We hope to see you soon!


March 27, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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