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Bannock County Historical Museum

3000 Ave. of the Chiefs, Pocatello, ID 83204
+1 208-233-0434
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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 January 21, 2018
Ricky T
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Great Falls, Montana
A work in progress

The exhibits outside the "museum"jbuilding outshone it. The for replica was really interesting with... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
uphill69
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Pensacola, Florida
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3000 Ave. of the Chiefs, Pocatello, ID 83204
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+1 208-233-0434
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Reviewed January 21, 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

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Reviewed September 4, 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.

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Reviewed August 14, 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

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Reviewed July 16, 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.

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Reviewed July 16, 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
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Reviewed January 24, 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
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Reviewed December 1, 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
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Reviewed November 15, 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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Reviewed November 8, 2016

We drove from island park Idaho about 2 hours north to see the museum and fort this was our main reason for going to Pocatello. The museum was neat not to big but the admission wasn't bad at all just $4. However we were disappointed...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2016

Fun place to visit and there is a logical flow to the displays. Liked the early 1900's fire engine! This is a hands off museum so not something for younger kids. Allow 30-60 minutes depending on how much of a display informational sign reader you...More

Thank Kevin A
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