We are located at

2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

We hope to have Special Events this winter. Click "CALENDAR" below to see any upcoming events. Regular hours will resume in Spring 2022. Check this website for updates.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

Family Event: Gold Panning

Join us in panning for gold! The Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology will set up this event in the courtyard of the Women’s Prison at the Old Pen in east Boise. This Panning experience is provided by the Nampa Gold Prospectors. They are true prospectors and will teach both children and adults how to pan for gold. Pre-registration required at: Gold Panning