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Basque Museum & Cultural Center

611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5971
+1 208-343-2671
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Great food in the area and interesting review of the Basque life in Idaho

Great food in the area and interesting review of the Basque life in Idaho. They have periodic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark I
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Boise, Idaho
A Fascinating, Educational Experience

Boise has a dedicated block downtown to the Basque people – a group of people originally from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VikkiBee
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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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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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“basque block” (11 reviews)
“basque food” (7 reviews)
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611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702-5971
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in the area and interesting review of the Basque life in Idaho. They have periodic festivals and that is the time to do all the Basque things and eat the great food.

Thank Mark I
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boise has a dedicated block downtown to the Basque people – a group of people originally from the northern Spain/France area who moved to America in search of a better life. Located on the block is a museum and an old boarding house used to...More

Thank VikkiBee
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We visited the Basque Museum and had a wonderful visit. Thersea checked us in and enlightened us with so many interesting facts of the region, culture and people. Definitely worth the visit. Would recommend finding what special events are planned for the time of your...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Such a great place of history for the Treasure Valley and the southern Idaho area. I have lived here most of my life and I learned so much!!!

Thank rostockd
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

If you don't know about the Basques - either in their own lands or their contribution in america, you should definitely stop here for a half hour. lots of information panels about this very unique group of people. The story of Guernika is very well...More

Thank abearfellow
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Basque Center is famous for their Kalimotxo (Coke and red wine, over ice), to-the-point service, and affordable drinks. This is a small bar, with many Basques frequenting or working so you can hear the wonderful language of the Basque people. The facility is huge...More

Thank Krista O
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Interesting history of the basques in Idaho. Takes about 1-2 hours in the museum. Mostly plaques and posters and photos and not much interactive exhibits.

Thank steveredler
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

My niece and I visited the Museum after hearing about it for years. Having grown up with friends who are Basque, it was fascinating to learn more about their culture. Shortly after we arrived, a docent invited us to go next door to tour the...More

Thank TravelinGal2010
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Nice spot for events. I haven't eaten there, but it hosted the race registration for Robie Creek. It's a great spot.

Thank Kitty F
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

There's so much hating on immigrants nowadays, it's nice to see how the Basques came to Boise from Europe to become sheep herders. Although part of Spain, it's easy to see why they deserve to be their own nation state. The Basque language and culture...More

Thank ThatGuyTony
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