Current and Upcoming Events

October Events:

Earthquakes: In My Backyard

October 18 – 4pm to 6pm

Did you feel the recent earthquakes? Join us for Earthquakes: In My Backyard to explore the history and causes of earthquakes in Idaho, make your own seismograph, and build earthquake “proof” structure. This is free, family friendly event in our Discovery room.

If you wish to attend the gallery admission does apply. Admission: Adult (18+) – $7, Senior (60+) – $5, Youth (4-17) – $3, ISU Student* – $2, Child 3 & Under – Free, Museum Member – Free, Active Military* – 20% Off, Veteran* – 20% Off *With Valid ID

Parking is free after 4pm.

Family Fun with Mummies

October 21 – 9am to 12pm

Let’s make a mummy! October 21st is International Archaeology Day and we are celebrating by turning your doll into a mummy. We will be exploring Ancient Egypt and the methods of mummification. We ask those who will be attending to bring in your doll, of any kind, to make into a fun Halloween decoration.

This is a family, friendly event in our Discovery room.

If you wish to attend the gallery admission does apply. Admission: Adult (18+) – $7, Senior (60+) – $5, Youth (4-17) – $3, ISU Student* – $2, Child 3 & Under – Free, Museum Member – Free, Active Military* – 20% Off, Veteran* – 20% Off *With Valid ID

Parking is free on Saturdays.

Zombie Laser Tag: IMNH After Dark

October 26 – 7pm to 10pm

BRAINS and LASERS! The IMNH and Checkmate Hobbies and Entertainment are celebrating Halloween with Zombie Laser Tag in our gallery. We encourage you to dress as a zombie or other ghoulish Halloween creature. Twenty players will be able to play at a time. We will be showing a PG rated Halloween movie, along with snacks and drinks. This is an all ages event and tickets are $10/person.

You are encouraged to pre-register; those who do will have first chance at the laser tag.

Participants will need to sign a waiver of liability upon arrival at the event. If under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian present to sign as well.

Pre-register here!

Contact Us

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(208) 282-3168

(208) 282-5893

Idaho Museum of Natural History

921 S. 8th ave Stop 8096

Pocatello,ID 83201


We are located just off the corner of 5th street and Dillon street in Pocatello.

Museum Hours

Spring/Summer Hours
(Late March-Early September)
Tues-Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm
Mon: Closed
 
Fall/Winter Hours
(Early September-Late March)
Tues-Fri: 12pm-6pm
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm
Mon: Closed
 
Holiday Closures: 11/23, 11/24, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1

Admission

Adult 18+ $7
Senior 60+ $5
ISU Student  $2
Youth 4-17  $3
Child 3 & under FREE
Museum Member FREE
Active Military 20% off

Veteran

20% off

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209

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