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These events are available for families with children of all ages. 

9 am to 12 pm 

Family Fun Day

One Saturday a month we offer free, family-friendly activities in our Discovery Room.

7 pm

Discover the Naturalist Within Lecture Series

A monthly lecture series exploring Idaho's natural world with local and regional researchers.

The Right Foot (PreK-6)

Every child is a natural scientist, curious about a world filled with new experiences. These programs focus on nature with hands-on and field experiences to start kiddos on a lifelong path of discovery.

May - September

No Child Left Inside

No Child Left Inside

Get outside and discover our local nature areas on the first and third Friday during the summer months. For parents and children ages 5 and under.

October - April

STEM Learning for Littles

A preschool STEM activity the first and third Friday of the winter through spring months. For parents and children ages 5 and under.

October - December

Bird Club

Learn about different birds and how to identify local birds. Meets on the first and third Fridays of the month during the winter months through spring. For Kindergarten through 5th grade.

October - January

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is for girls grades 3-5 who are interested in science and technology.

Annual Events

Nov 9

11 am to 3 pm

Muggle Magic

Since 2012 children of all ages have experienced the mage of science at our annual Muggle Magic. 

Feb 29, 2020

A group of women dining and enjoying a fun evening

Museum Masquerade Benefit

Our Annual Fundraising Dinner to raise funds for various programs, activities, and exhibits at the museum.

April 2020

Young lady looking through the antlers of a deer skull.

Science Trek

For 30 years we have been hosting 3-5 graders in our annual sleepover and science event.

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698 E Dillon St (Physical) Pocatello, ID 83201

We are located on the Idaho State University's Pocatello campus in Building #12.

921 S 8th Ave (Mailing) STOP 8096 Pocatello, ID 83209



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