2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

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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Shoofly Oolites-Landscape of Mars

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Steve Schaps for a popular field trip to the Shoofly Oolites, one of the largest outcrops of Oolites in North America—located 70 miles from Boise near Grand View. We will meet near the McDonald’s, 6574 S Federal Way (Albertsons Shopping Center) near the intersection of I-84 and Hwy 21 at 10 am. Home early afternoon. This trip does NOT start from the IMMG.  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 plus Eventbrite fee, Members $10. Children free. Pre-registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shoofly-oolites-landscape-of-mars-tickets-862381023857

Contact operations@idahomuseum.org with questions.


April 13
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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