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Boise Basin Museum

Idaho City, ID
+1 208-392-4550
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A lot to see and very nicely put together.

This is a great site to see and re-live some of the past. It was clean and interesting to step back... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Tina S
Frozen in time

This is another place that everyone should visit while traveling in Idaho city. The preservation of... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
Charles S
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14 Jul 2016
“A lot to see and very nicely put together.”
6 Jun 2016
“Frozen in time”
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Idaho City, ID
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+1 208-392-4550
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is a great site to see and re-live some of the past. It was clean and interesting to step back and see the history of the area..

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This is another place that everyone should visit while traveling in Idaho city. The preservation of history throughout this museum is great. The staff is very friendly and they have a number of exhibits dedicated to the Boise basin.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I was amazed by how little we actually knew about the history of Idaho City, Boise and Idaho in general. This museum brought the story to life. Young kids up to teens will love this as much as adults. The docents are well versed and...More

1  Thank dylansmommy
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Tiny museum of Idaho City's gold mining history, run by local folks. The lively lady who showed us around made the story come alive for my teens. Worth the stop. Regret that we couldn't go on her walking tour of the town, but it was...More

1  Thank PeachGazeach
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I thought this little museum had a lot of information about the gold rush in the Boise Basin. The museum guide gave a great talk and was very knowledgeable about the history of the area. She was also very friendly win our family.

Thank Marne M
Reviewed 20 June 2015

My visit of Idaho City was a surprise. I expected the town to be different. Also, I was not sure what to expect of the Boise Basin Museum. The town is small and old. The historic district is best described as a living ghost town...More

1  Thank WStatesTraveler
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Idaho City was a BOOM TOWN in 1864, with miners coming from around the US and the world to try their fortunes in one of the least remembered gold rushes of the era. The town itself was far from unknown as at one time it...More

1  Thank Matt_Nelson
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