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Basque Museum & Cultural Center

611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5971
+1 208-343-2671
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Explained well the Basque Culture

The Basque culture is well presented and the reasons for their concentration locally. There were a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cultural Experience

As part of our downtown walking we visited the museum. It is a well laid out site, with fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Contains exhibits and collections that provide a look at the Basque heritage, history and culture.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5971
+1 208-343-2671
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basque culture is well presented and the reasons for their concentration locally. There were a number of exhibits relating the Basques of northern Spain and even an exhibit of the Gurnnika bombing prior to WWII

Thank RockwallTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our downtown walking we visited the museum. It is a well laid out site, with fascinating information about the Basque settlement in Boise. Staff was welcoming and informative. Well worth the time spent learning about this settlement.

Thank PLM654
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prior to our day in Boise I had no knowledge of the Basque history in Idaho. We were told that the Basque community in Boise is the largest concentrations of these resilient people outside of their European homeland. This museum is well worth an hour...More

Thank Jeb-of-Pineland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are downtown Boise this little museum is work a short stop. They have interesting information about the history of the Basques and their coming to Idaho. Most of the displays are photos and information boards, but there are a few interesting relics, and...More

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know that Boise had a Basque population Museum was informative Basque restaurant was good with variety of foods at reasonable prices The little deli is also a must visit Wish I wasn't just visiting some of the fare was mouth watering

Thank samic0250
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Basque Museum and cultural heritage center this past Saturday and also took a guided tour of the Cyrus Jacobs/Uberuaga House next door. The house and the museum were both very interesting. My only previous exposure to the culture had been eating at...More

Thank 4slomo
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Basque Museum? We were intrigued, so this was the first thing we visited when we arrived in Boise. What a treat! The museum is small but very well-curated, with wonderful informational exhibits about the Basque history and experience. The staff were wonderful--so friendly, and ready...More

Thank Stacie C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I was very interested to visit this museum because we also have a Basque population where I live. The museum had a wealth of information on the history of the Basque people and their migration to the US. The museum was well laid out and...More

Thank Shortwtch
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very cool history lesson of a region in Spain that has made Boise their American stumping grounds. Take the tour of the boarding rooms and sport court and the museum gives you some great history of the culture, people, and why they...More

1  Thank hart277
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We enjoyed an excellent tour of the Basque Museum led by a very interesting tour guide. We were a group of nine ranging in age from 5 to 75 and she managed to make it interesting for all of us. Part of the tour is...More

Thank Carol D
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