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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‘Shakin’ and Bakin’: Recent Volcanic Unrest in Iceland

Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, ID, United States

The Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology and the Old Idaho Pen are collaborating on an incredible lecture titled: Shakin’ and Bakin’: Recent Volcanic Unrest in Iceland. Join Distinguished Professor of Geology, professional geologist, author, and YouTube educator Shawn Willsey, as he explains the cause of this geologic mayhem, how Iceland responded to the threat, […]

Free

The Evolution of Early Mammals

Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, ID, United States

August 18, 2024 Where did mammals come from? Did they really evolve from reptiles, as is often suggested? In this talk, Dr. Luna will highlight some of the fascinating paleontological discoveries that will help you understand where mammals came from. 1:00 PM at Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. General Admission-$5 […]

$5