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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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Always entertaining!

The meseum of idaho is always entertaining and a good choice for a fun time!i have visited many... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
lostreasureman
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Pocatello, Idaho
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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 21 January 2018
matt f
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Natural history museum at Idaho State University.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“all ages” (3 reviews)
“campus” (5 reviews)
“fossils” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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698 E Dillon St, Corner of 5th and Dillion, Pocatello, ID 83201
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The meseum of idaho is always entertaining and a good choice for a fun time!i have visited many ti.es and always enjoyed all the exibits! Never a dull time here and it is children friendly!

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 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
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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.

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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
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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.

1  Thank cj1972rm
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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
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Reviewed 28 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
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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
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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
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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
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