Our gallery will close at 4 pm on April 26th to prepare for our 2019 Science Trek Campers.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Idaho Gives 2019
The Nature of Idaho
Zoo Idaho and the Idaho Museum of Natural History will be bringing the wonders of Idaho’s natural world to the airwaves. The half-hour program features Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, and Dr. Leif Tapanila, Director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, highlighting how the Gem State’s wild places have shaped Idaho’s past, present, and future. The show features regular segments on nature news and a fun fact.
1/31/2019 - SHARKS OF IDAHO special guest Susan Ewing, author of Resurrecting the Shark
2/14/2019 - LEKKING FOR LOVE special guest Dr. David Delehanty, Bird Behavioral Biologist
2/26/2019 - BATS special guest Dr. Rita Dixon, State Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator
3/12/2019 - EVOLVING RIVERS with special guest Paul Link, Professor in the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences
3/26/2019 - ALPINE TREES with special guest Matthew J Germino, USGS Ecologist
Museum in the News
Idaho Museum of Natural History's researchers to digitally collect 50 of the world's largest animals.
Idaho Museum of Natural History researchers receive grant to digitally scan bones of California blue whale
Our Affiliate Curator Chris Shaw's newest work about "Smilodon’s sociality, and answer questions about how the cat lived and why it died out 10,000 to 12,000 years ago."
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Our philosophy is all about discovery! Discovery through world-class, science-based programming that highlights the incredible life, earth, and anthropology collections we steward for the State of Idaho, its citizens, and our visitors.
Idaho Museum of Natural History
698 E Dillon St
Pocatello, ID 83201
We are located on the campus of Idaho State University.
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