2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

IMMG has now closed for the Season. Check back in Spring for the latest plan to open for 2021.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

Girl Scout Event: Earn the Geology Patch

Join Girl Scouts and the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology for a fun day getting outside and engaging with the Earth!  Girls will take a tour of the museum where they can explore different types of rocks and learn about the history of mining in Idaho.  They will then go on a hillside hike to Castle Rock (.7 miles RT) to experience Idaho’s geologic features first hand.  Please arrive ready to hike with appropriate hiking shoes and water bottle.

This is not a drop off event. Parents/Guardians or troop leaders must stay for the full activity. Please no tag-a-longs; please leave non-participating siblings at home.

See Girl Scout website for details and to sign up for the event.

Annual ROCK PARTY

A celebration of Idaho’s mining and geologic history with activities for children and adults. Activities include 12+ activity stations, museum mini tours, hillside hikes, mineral identification, gold panning, food, and MORE! Every child walks away with a certificate and a bag of goodies!!!

$5 Adults, $2 ages 4-17
Free for IMMG Members and kids 3 and younger

Sponsored in part by a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council.

Girl Scout Event: Earn the Geology Patch

Join Girl Scouts and the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology for a fun day getting outside and engaging with the Earth!  Girls will take a tour of the museum where they can explore different types of rocks and learn about the history of mining in Idaho.  They will then go on a hillside hike to Castle Rock (.7 miles RT) to experience Idaho’s geologic features first hand.  Please arrive ready to hike with appropriate hiking shoes and water bottle.

This is not a drop off event. Parents/Guardians or troop leaders must stay for the full activity. Please no tag-a-longs; please leave non-participating siblings at home.

See Girl Scout website for details and to sign up for the event.