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Birds

Ornithology is the study of birds. The collection is comprised of study skins, mounts, eggs, and nests totaling approximately 1300 catalogued specimens and associated data. Specimens have been donated or collected by private individuals, Idaho Fish and Game, U. S. Fish and Wildlife and researchers.

A large collection of mounted specimens and skins was donated to IMNH by Mr. Richard (Dick) Jeppson. Dick was a local high school teacher and taxidermist, who also provided service in a variety of ways to the museum.

This collection is a resource for exhibits, museum and university classes, local science teachers, wood carvers and artists. In addition, this collection provides a unique window to examine the changes in avian populations and their habitats in Idaho and the Intermountain West.

Museum Hours

SPRING/SUMMER HOURS

(Late March - Early September)

Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm
Monday: Closed
 
FALL/WINTER HOURS

(Early September - Late March)

Tuesday - Friday: 12 pm - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm
Monday: Closed
 
HOLIDAY CLOSURES:
Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Admission Prices

Adult 18+ $7
Senior 60+ $5
Youth 4-17 $3
Child 3 & under FREE
Museum Member FREE

Idaho State University Student*

FREE
Active Military** 20% off
Veteran**

20% off

*With valid ID. Must be currently enrolled in classes.

**With valid ID. Discount only applies to individual.

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Idaho Museum of Natural History

698 E Dillon St

Pocatello, ID 83201


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