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Idaho Museum of Natural History

698 E Dillon St, Corner of 5th and Dillion, Pocatello, ID 83201
+1 208-282-3168
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Lacking at best

To start off the parking /signs didn’t help much with finding where to park, then the very small... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
matt f
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Boise, Idaho
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First time visitor to Pocatello, ID

Museum in the University. Very nice outdoor sculptures. Great history for each about the town... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
U1433VUrobinp
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Pagosa Springs, United States
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Natural history museum at Idaho State University.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“campus” (5 reviews)
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698 E Dillon St, Corner of 5th and Dillion, Pocatello, ID 83201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To start off the parking /signs didn’t help much with finding where to park, then the very small sign and arrow on the building showing where to enter. The museum was small and left a lot to be desired. We saw the horse exhibit, we...More

Thank matt f
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Museum in the University. Very nice outdoor sculptures. Great history for each about the town history, how the museum came to be, etc. Helpful staff. Several great books and toys for children.

Thank U1433VUrobinp
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The museum is small and, when I was there, did not have very much about natural history. There are some fossils and some information about dinosaurs but the main exhibit was about forest fires. The exhibit had a great deal of information about forest fires...More

Thank ransom007
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

For 7 bucks had two exhibits. One on the history of ISU which was a snoozer and another one on wildfires which was pretty good. So....7 bucks, 2 exhibits. Not great but not terrible. I imagine exhibits rotate so it might be better next time.

Thank cj1972rm
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Has a lot of information about INL, NASA, Lewis and Clark, Native American culture of the region, and the Oregon Trail.

Thank Wilee C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We revisited after 12 yrs enjoyed it again gives a good history of Idaho good for all ages could spend a day in this town seeing sites

Thank Nan J
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Really more of a hobbyist museum. Very limited displays. If you are in Pocatello and there is nothing else to do....maybe.

3  Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This museum occupies a single floor of the old library building. They have their archives in the basement and the upper floors are used for other Idaho State offices. The exhibits are a combination of visiting ones (an exhibit comparing what families spend around the...More

Thank TomTrel
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When my son & I was visiting the museum, they were in the process of remodeling it !!! What we did see was pretty cool, we did get to see the lay-out of what it will look like in the future, it will look pretty...More

Thank ROBERT M
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Small but reasonably priced museum. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. They seemed to really enjoy chatting with visitors and helping them learn more. The food exhibit and Titanoboa were particularly interesting!

Thank Kate P
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