2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

IMMG has opened for the season. Saturday only 12-5.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

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Field Trip: Grimes Creek-CANCELLED

Unfortunately due to the fires/smoke in ID and the COVID-19 Delta variant this event has been CANCELLED Field Trip to Grimes Creek with Claim Owner and Gold Expert, Don Adair. […]

Museum Tour and Discussion

IMMG Board President Steve Cox is leading a tour on August 1 at 1pm. Join him for a 45-minute museum tour, with the remainder of the time for individual discovery. […]

Building and Understanding a Seismometer

Ted Channel built the seismometer located at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology (IMMG). He will explain how he created it, what got him interested in seismology, as well […]

Mineral Identification with Certified Geologist

Coyote Short is a Professional Geologist, licensed in Idaho. She is one-half Paiute-Modoc Indian and one-half French. Coyote is the last in her line to carry the ancient knowledge handed […]

Family Fun – Dig into Fossils

Let’s learn about Idaho Fossils! Join us for a fun afternoon learning about fossils. Explore Idaho fossils, different types of fossilization, and create your own fossil.  Kids and museum members […]