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Idaho State Museum, Boise

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  • Visiting from out of town and was taking in museums. This area was great as it has this museum, the art museum, zoo and rose gardens all right together. Loved all the history and thr downstairs... 
    Visiting from out of town and was taking in museums. This area was great as it has this museum, the art museum, zoo and rose gardens all right together. Loved all the history and thr downstairs...  more »
  • We visited a dear Boise friend in March. She took us to this fine museum. Organized geographically, we meandered from northern Idaho to southern. It was fascinating. There was an digital exhibit.....  more
    We visited a dear Boise friend in March. She took us to this fine museum. Organized geographically, we meandered from northern Idaho to southern. It was fascinating. There was an digital exhibit.....  more »
  • We aren't much for state museums, but this was excellent. It is well organized and for people of all ages. We learned so much about the formation and history of the state in a fascinating way... 
    We aren't much for state museums, but this was excellent. It is well organized and for people of all ages. We learned so much about the formation and history of the state in a fascinating way...  more »
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  • I enjoyed my visit to the museum. This week's trip was my first visit to Idaho. The museum's extensive exhibits on the history of the state were impressive. There was also a lot of information on the current industries, parks, etc. that I found interesting, as well.
  • It's an ok place to visit if you want to learn a little more of Idaho history. However, most of the museum is just facts typed up and post on the walls, not very many physical artifacts that would find at other museums. The price is also kinda steep and lack of parking make this museum something I visited at of pure boredom. However, it does offer some cool things to do for children so If you have kids it might be a perfect place for you to visit
  • Very nice museum and reasonable entry cost $8 for seniors or veterans. Very nice displays and interactive displays.
  • The Idaho State Museum was completely rebuilt 3 years ago and is filled with modern, informative displays about the geology, people and history of the state. There's plenty of free parking. It's well worth a visit.
  • So glad we visited. The staff were all knowledgeable and friendly. There was so much to see and learn about Idaho. You can tell that there was a lot of thought put into the interactive displays. Very well spread out so you didn't feel crammed. Had a great time overall.

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