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Bannock County Historical Museum

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Worth a stop if you're in Pocatello

We stopped here to tour the Ft. Hall replica. It is open-air, so you want to go there when the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Livermore, California
Very Small but Excellent

As a new resident of Pocatello, I prefer to know the city a little more before I can talk about... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Ricky T
Pocatello, Idaho
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3000 Ave. of the Chiefs, Pocatello, ID 83204
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Average town/county type museum full of random odd stuff with little or no logical history of the town/county presented. If you haven't seen enough old tools, old doctor stuff, old printing presses, poorly lit interpretive signs, old store goods, and donations of family business stuff...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We stopped here to tour the Ft. Hall replica. It is open-air, so you want to go there when the weather is nice. The museum is small, but interesting.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

As a new resident of Pocatello, I prefer to know the city a little more before I can talk about Pocatello to my friends. So that's why I went to the BCHM. It is quite small but informative. The replica of Fort Hall and the...More

Thank Ricky T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The exhibits outside the "museum"jbuilding outshone it. The for replica was really interesting with a peasant guide. The different attached buildings were full of exhibits of hte time. THey are still buikding the replica of early pocatello.

Thank uphill69
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My boyfriend wanted to go and I was like ok about it. It was actually very well put together a great deal of information in a small space. Very informative about the history of the area and plenty of artifacts to look at. Well worth...More

Thank Diveplan
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The fort was the best part of the museum and our kids could have stayed and played for hours. There was a faux city being built along a boardwalk--will be nice to see it completed on our next visit.

Thank philliph171
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The museum is a worthwhile visit even though it is very similar to many others in this part of the country. A few unusual rooms ,however, are especially good, particularly the history of newspaper printing, the Native American collection with fantastic bead work, the Fire...More

Thank Monte H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I was pleasantly surprised how well maintained this county museum was. The exhibits were very interesting and well displayed. If want to kill an hour or two and learn about the rich history of Bannock County then this is a great place to go. The...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a hidden gem coupled with the Fort Hall Replica. Pay to go to both at museum. Bookstore in each and run by different agencies. My grand teens were interested in the many exhibits to my delight.

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There are various areas devoted to a certain theme. These are changed as new items are given to the museum. Most tell a story of years gone by. Very interesting!

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