2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

12-5 on Friday & Saturday. 12:30-3:30 Sundays (closed July 28th). See idahomuseum.org/events for what might be coming up.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

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Shoofly Oolites

December 3, 2023 @ 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. At 10am, meet in the Albertson’s parking lot on Federal Way at McDonald’s Restaurant. Sponsored by Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. Nonmembers of the museum $20, Members $10. Children are free. Total refund if the museum cancels due to the weather. This field trip is great for families. Pre-registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shoofly-oolites-landscape-of-mars-tickets-757480182617.

Contact operations@idahomuseum.org if you have questions.  



December 3, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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