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Museum of Idaho

200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
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Great museum

Great museum. Friendly staff and they rotate the exhibits periodically to make it new. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Randy T
Steampunk exhubit

The Steampunk exhibit was fascinating and kept the teens interested with the interactive displays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
duplessislee2018
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The Museum of Idaho is the Gem State's premier science and history center, featuring world-class traveling exhibits, regional history collections, and a full schedule of events, camps, and classes for all ages. Current exhibits: DISCOVER STEAMPUNK (May 11, 2018 -- January 6, 2019) --Experiment with never-before-seen "futuristic" machines inspired by great thinkers of the 19th century such as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. EAGLE ROCK, USA (ongoing) --Explore 10 actual local businesses as they appeared at the turn of the last century. LAW OF THE LAND (March 30, 2018 -- 2020) --Learn about interaction between humans and land in the West through the artifacts and stories of prominent figures from East Idaho's past, including "Dugout Dick" Zimmerman, who squatted in self-dug cave homes on public land from 1948 to 2010. CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY ROOM (ongoing) --Let the kids climb, dress up, and inhabit worlds from Idaho's past. + more exhibits on Idaho's cultural and environmental history
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
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+1 208-522-1400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum. Friendly staff and they rotate the exhibits periodically to make it new. Well worth a visit if you're in Idaho Falls.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Steampunk exhibit was fascinating and kept the teens interested with the interactive displays. The museum may be small but they keep it interesting.

Thank duplessislee2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by based on other TA reviews and they were correct. The steam punk display was cool and the local history as well. We spent about an hour or so and it was worth it.

Thank Jake B
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We recently moved here from California and were finally able to find the time to go to the museum. It was fantastic!! We were there during the NASA exhibit. Even having been to Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum, and others like it, Our local museum...More

Thank Jennifer E
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

One of our family reunion's group activities was visiting the museum. Our group of 20 folks visited the museum one afternoon in June. All the many exhibits were very nicely displayed and a great variety of subjects were covered. The temporary exhibit now at the...More

Thank joy12Blairsville_GA
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Has a great representation of historical area interests. There is also a traveling exhibit that rotates every few months. Some rival the displays at the national mall.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

The staffs were very friendly and took their time to help you with any questions you have. . The museum was very nice and informative.

Thank FLORIAN M
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

My family came here for an INL sponsored event to view the space exploration exhibit. The exhibit was well thought out with lots of interactive and educational modules for kids but plenty of visuals to keep the adults’ interests. I did not see much of...More

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We needed to fill a few hours before going to the airport and decided to check out this museum. The featured exhibit focused on STEAMPUNK and was quite different compared to most museum exhibits. It was interactive and visually interesting. The section about Idaho was...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Loved the Haunted History tour and can't wait to go again! The After Dark activities always sound like a lot of fun for adults.

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ddama1
2 July 2016|
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Response from MuseumofIdaho | Property representative |
The rates for 2017 are: $10 Adults $9 Seniors (62+) $8 Youth (4 - 17) FREE under four $40 Family $35 FamilyNight (Monday 5 PM - 8PM) Group rates are available
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