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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Mineral Identification

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

Coyote Short PG can identify rocks, minerals and Native American artifacts. Bring in your specimens and she will help you identify them. 1pm, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 […]

$5

Idaho Gives 2024

Idaho Gives runs from April 29 until midnight on May 2. If you are able to make a donation to the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology (IMMG) please see […]

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 […]

Stibnite: More than Just a Town in Idaho

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

Stibnite Gold Project continues to proceed through the State and Federal approval processes. Join Dale Kerner, Permitting Manager for Perpetua Resources, to learn more about the Stibnite Project and Perpetua. […]

$5

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 […]

$20

Gold Panning for All Ages Noon-2:30 PM

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

Please find your preferred time below and sign up now. Join us at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road between noon and 2:30pm, and learn […]

Dig into Geodes

Join us at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd, from 10am-1pm for a fun time cracking Geodes. If you have never cracked open a geode […]