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Boise Train Depot

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Union Pacific Mainline Depot

Boise Depot is such a beautiful historic landmark with a Spanish style bell tower and a lush... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Henderson, Nevada
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All aboard for a trip to the past!

The Boise Depot has been restored to the resplendent glory of the time when it was a major stop on... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Kitty F
Boise, Idaho, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boise Depot is such a beautiful historic landmark with a Spanish style bell tower and a lush garden. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

The Boise Depot has been restored to the resplendent glory of the time when it was a major stop on the cross-country railroads. It's a great trip into the days when riding the train was the elegant way to go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 8 November 2018

wish you coud take a train to see boise to Nampa. better yet Nampa to Pocatello to see what they see in the mountains and gorges.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

only open Sundays and Mondays. Quick 30 minutes tour. Great spot for photo overlooking downtown Boise!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 27 September 2018

One visit to the Boise Train Depot and you too will wish we had a commuter train. The location is close to Boise State University, downtown, city parks, and many restaurants. The grounds are stunning and a very popular site for wedding and graduation photos....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HikerStan
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Beautiful restored building. Take a few extra minutes and go up into the bell tower, and if you're in the area at 12:00 or 5:00, you'll even get the opportunity to hear the bells chime. There is also a beautiful park setting in front of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and see downtown Boise. Lots of photo opportunities of the depot and the city. I've shot photos during the day and night and there is always something new and unique to capture. Take a blanket and a picnic,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 25 August 2018

It is a bit bigger than you may think, a nice pond and landscaped area right out front. The building has a lot of history and is well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

It's been many years since I rode through here on the train as a boy. We used to take trips often as my dad worked for Union Pacific. Beautiful restoration of the station and surrounding area. A great view of downtown Boise.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BrookHaines
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It was raining when we went, and we had the place to ourselves. The guide there was great; took us up the elevator into the bell area. Lots of original stuff inside building. The grounds are exquisite. GO!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Agustina V
26 March 2017|
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Response from Sowellman | Reviewed this property |
To clarify, the grounds are always open and there's plenty of free parking. The depot building itself is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays and Mondays, again at no charge. The city only charges if you wish to rent the... More
Wanda R
18 August 2016|
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Response from Bluemoon45 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge. My mother in law told me that every tour of Boise should start here because it is so impressive. Make sure you take the elevator up. There used to be a guy that would come and feed the koi at the same... More