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worth the stop

Save at least a half hour of your day for this. Got some nice photos of various items from before... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boise, Idaho
Small, interesting museum

This is a very small museum, but captures the history of the area quite nicely with some good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chantilly, Virginia
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2 days ago
“worth the stop”
2 weeks ago
“Small, interesting museum”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Save at least a half hour of your day for this. Got some nice photos of various items from before the 50s and as others have mentioned the staff there makes it more enjoyable than if you just walk through on your own (thank you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small museum, but captures the history of the area quite nicely with some good exhibits. It's worth your time to make a stop in here if you're a history buff.

Thank zwic2ofus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in since it was right off the road in a scenic spot. Interesting history of the building and rangers. Nice collection of items. The star was Aimee and her enthusiasm for history. Aside from her knowledge of the museum, she knew the area well...More

Thank CathyNV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fun little museum with a fabulous view. The docent was the sweetest young lady with a great and enthusiastic personality. Great stop!

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The receptionist was very informative about the history of this site. There were many historical items and photos of the Stanley area.

Thank Chinstrap777
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Take the time to visit this interesting museum. It is user friendly, informative and easy to navigate. Staff is knowledgeable and helpful. Great place for a picnic as well.

Thank Annie19a
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoy this local museum at the Stanley museum developed by the Sawtooth Interpretive and Historical Society on the outskirts of Stanley, Idaho. The historical significance of the early settlers, CCC boys, mining and ranching folks is recorded and displayed in this authentic former US Forest...More

1  Thank Janice C
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The museum is free and located between Stanley and Lower Stanley. While it is not a big modern museum, we learned a lot about the area and its history

Thank johnwP9095WU
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a pleasant little museum about local history. The museum is the former residence of a local ranger. Included are some interesting displays about preservation of the surrounding lands and the Sawtooth Mountains. We took the time to watch one of their educational videos...More

1  Thank Tomas D
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We visited this museum beneath the mountain range while in Stanley for the day. We learned a lot about the history of the Sawtooth Recreation Area and how it was protected from development via an interesting video. The museum building was the former Old Valley...More

2  Thank Sherstur
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