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Museum of Idaho

200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
+1 208-522-1400
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Dinosaurs in Motion

Our grandson really loves dinosaurs. We took him and his family for a visit to the fascinating... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ruby122007
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Richmond, Virginia
Dinosaurs in Motion and Local History too

The latest exhibit Dinosaurs in Motion is a fun, hands on exhibit. The staff was helpful right... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IdahoGems
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Idaho Falls
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The Museum of Idaho is the Gem State's premier science and history center, featuring world-class traveling exhibits, regional history collections, and a full schedule of events, camps, and classes for all ages. Current exhibits: DISCOVER STEAMPUNK (May 11, 2018 -- January 6, 2019) --Experiment with never-before-seen "futuristic" machines inspired by great thinkers of the 19th century such as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. EAGLE ROCK, USA (ongoing) --Explore 10 actual local businesses as they appeared at the turn of the last century. LAW OF THE LAND (March 30, 2018 -- 2020) --Learn about interaction between humans and land in the West through the artifacts and stories of prominent figures from East Idaho's past, including "Dugout Dick" Zimmerman, who squatted in self-dug cave homes on public land from 1948 to 2010. CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY ROOM (ongoing) --Let the kids climb, dress up, and inhabit worlds from Idaho's past. + more exhibits on Idaho's cultural and environmental history
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our grandson really loves dinosaurs. We took him and his family for a visit to the fascinating exhibit. He and his sister enjoyed the mechanical movements of the dinosaurs. The museum has lots of other interesting exhibits. The children's section upstairs is worth the visit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The latest exhibit Dinosaurs in Motion is a fun, hands on exhibit. The staff was helpful right from the start to tell us about the exhibit and how to interact with the displays. We all enjoyed it and the intricate designs. You can take photos...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hoped to see artifacts about pioneers and the local area, which they had. Also great information about the Idaho National Laboratory (research into peaceful uses of atomic energy). But the best part is the current traveling exhibit DINOSAURS IN MOTION, which was amazing! Great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For such a small town spot, it was quite impressive to see such high quality exhibits. We took a pit stop there on our way to Boise. Definitely worth the trip if you are passing through and need something to do. Our kids were entertained,...More

1  Thank Sara H
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

To start our experience at the Museum, we received a less than happy greeting when I presented our tickets that we received from a local bank (free tickets). The gentlemen said, "Oh, more of these?" to which I responded quizzically, "Is that a problem? He...More

1  Thank Tyler W
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I've been to the museum several times. I've been with my family for the free Christmas museum they have every year and I've chaporoned many field trips. The staff is NEVER friendly. They are older people that look as though you have interrupted their day....More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent smaller venue with main stream rotating exhibits as well as a permanent hands-on exhibit about the west. A great way to spend a few hours. Highly recommend.

1  Thank IFJean
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We visited the Museum of Idaho over the Christmas Holidays 2017 - the main exhibit was the Holidays around the World. Wonderful!

1  Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We go to see every exhibit and always have a great time. Fun for all ages, usually have something interactive.

1  Thank AmandaJo83
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Museum of Idaho is a great small town museum. They change main exhibits each year, usually twice I think and they have an area for the history of Idaho Falls, which used to be called Eagle Rock. There is also a fun room where...More

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ddama1
2 July 2016|
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Response from MuseumofIdaho | Property representative |
The rates for 2017 are: $10 Adults $9 Seniors (62+) $8 Youth (4 - 17) FREE under four $40 Family $35 FamilyNight (Monday 5 PM - 8PM) Group rates are available
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