Idaho Museum of Natural History, Pocatello

3.6
#23 of 28 in Museums in Idaho
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  • 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 ex...  more »
  • 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 exhibit...  more »
  • Has a lot of information about INL, NASA, Lewis and Clark, Native American culture of the region, and the Oregon Trail.  more »
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  • What they had on display was fun and interesting to learn, however it is very small. 3 rooms of exhibits... dinosaurs, exploration room and fire history. That was it. Not even 1/1000th what their website boasted they had. When I asked, I was informed the website is talking about their private collection, not their public display. Had I know that, I would have saved my time and money.
  • Small display of fossils. Disappointing not to have more displayed. More if a play area for school kids rather than a museum. Expected to see both plant and animal fossils. Models appeared to be 20 to 50 % oversized from real fossils found at John Day Oregon. Would have been nice to have seen local fossils found in southeast idaho.
  • Fun museum bit it is small. We went for a dinosaur exhibit.
  • A good place to visit injoyed very much
  • This has always been a great museum. They constantly work to improve the exhibits and make it interesting. I would go here weekly as a kid and loved it every time. If you've never been before, it's definitely worth the visit.

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