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Boise Train Depot

2603 West Eastover Terrace, Boise, ID 83706
+1 208-384-4060
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Go on "open house" days

I've lived here for years but didn't know much about the history of the train depot and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
For Train Lovers and Non Train Lovers....

Eriks gave a great tour, full of fun stories, good information and told in a casual manner that... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Denver, Colorado
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2603 West Eastover Terrace, Boise, ID 83706
+1 208-384-4060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived here for years but didn't know much about the history of the train depot and the railroad in general. I attended an "open house" with live entertainment and a tour of the depot, including the vast knowledge of our host -- very interesting!

Thank connjohns
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Eriks gave a great tour, full of fun stories, good information and told in a casual manner that kept everyone's interest. You can tell the Depot is special to Boise and it's a nice way to spend an hour or so. Also in the airport,...More

Thank DasLebenIstGut
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I was only disappointed for a few seconds when we discovered it closed, but when I turned around the view made it worth it. walk down the path to the garden and look at the magnificent views.

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Most would not normally think of an old train depot as an especially attractive locale. However, this depot is almost a "can't miss" attraction. There is a very nice small park with an outstanding view, in front of the depot. The depot has an elevator,...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went to visit a locomotive moving through. The scenic views were worth the time to look at. Need to stop again.

Thank mytime2shine
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Fun stop! Enjoyed a nice block see in the trains and how people used to travel as well as a few little train sets running inside it was a fun afternoon.

Thank Localjoe89
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Well kept Depot and grounds. Great for meetings or just to wander. Lots of history here for both young and old.

Thank ib4cruzn
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Boise Train Station is strategically situated to allow you fabulous views of Boise city and the river nestled below the mountains. There is large parking areas with green lawns and flower beds. This is the best vantage point to see sunrises and sunsets. Also...More

Thank redrob45
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

An iconic building that is a must see! Go up in the bell tower and take in all the breathtaking views of the city! Only available to the public on Sun & Mon so plan ahead!

Thank BagPartyLady
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The view from the bell tower was spectacular in February, '17 when there was still plenty of snow on the mountains and the air at the depot was fairly warm and very clear. Great parking, interesting-but limited- exhibits and a very pleasant, well-informed docent. There...More

1  Thank gooddogid3783
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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