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-Landscape of Mars

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 […]

Bruneau Fossil Reef: Geologic Field Trip

Investigate the geology of Fossil Reef and Horse Hill with guide Steve Schaps. This area is 80 miles from Boise and has a lot of fossils, petrified wood, and Moqui Balls. We will meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot at 10am near McDonald's Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way. We will need some people with […]

Shoofly Oolites-Landscape of Mars

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 […]

Bruneau Fossil Reef: Geologic Field Trip

Investigate the geology of Fossil Reef and Horse Hill with guide Steve Schaps. This area is 80 miles from Boise and has a lot of fossils, petrified wood, and Moqui Balls. We will meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot at 10am near McDonald's Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way. From here Steve will facilitate […]

Bruneau Fossil Reef: Geologic Field Trip

Investigate the geology of Fossil Reef and Horse Hill with guide Steve Schaps. This area is 80 miles from Boise and has a lot of fossils, petrified wood, and Moqui Balls. We will meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot at 10am near McDonald's Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way. From here Steve will facilitate […]

Bruneau Fossil Reef: Geologic Field Trip

Investigate the geology of Fossil Reef and Horse Hill with guide Steve Schaps. This area is 80 miles from Boise and has a lot of fossils, petrified wood, and Moqui Balls. We will meet in the Albertson’s Shopping Center parking lot at 10am near McDonald's Restaurant, 6574 S Federal Way. From here Steve will facilitate […]

$20

Placerville or Bust!

Take a field trip to historic Placerville and learn of its exciting past. Bucky Snyder will begin with a presentation on the history of Placerville, held in the historic Masonic Hall. He will take guests to the Placerville Cemetery where is granddad is buried, tour the historic Placerville museum and, if available, take guests into […]

$20

Willow Creek Jasper Mine Field Trip

--Willow Creek Jasper Mine, Steve Schaps/Larry Ridley Field trip-- The first ever Willow Creek Jasper Mine trip is on June 15 and led by Steve Schaps, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology. The trip is limited to 16 People each and IMMG MEMBERS are totally free. Steve will also permit 1 Guest per Member (even […]

$20

Willow Creek Jasper Mine Field Trip

Willow Creek Jasper Mine, Steve Schaps/Larry Ridley Field trip The Willow Creek Jasper Mine trip is on June 29 and led by Steve Schaps, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology. The trip is limited to 16 People each and IMMG MEMBERS are totally free. Steve will also permit 1 Guest per Member (even if guest […]

$20

Willow Creek Jasper Mine Field Trip

The Willow Creek Jasper Mine trip is on July 14 and led by Steve Schaps, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology. The trip is limited to 16 People each and IMMG MEMBERS are totally free. Steve will also permit 1 Guest per Member (even if guest is not an IMMG Member). This event does Not […]

$20