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  1. Plan a Visit: Get immersed in an interactive exhibit, play in the Discovery room, tour a life, earth or anthropology collection.
  2. Exhibitions: Get updates! Currently featuring The Incredible Horse, I Love ISU, and The Ice Age. Upcoming: Astronomical Idaho!
  3. Programs and Events: Find out about summer camps, kids and family activities, and adult specials.
  4. Join and Support: We’re adding new ways for you to engage monthly – check out the latest details and we ask you to get on board our Annual Fund with Idaho Gives, the Museum Masquerade Benefit, and Year-end giving. We appreciate your support of the businesses and foundations that make it possible to share our discoveries and stories.
  5. Membership Benefits: Join the IMNH and experience more through exclusive member opportunities.
  6. Volunteer Activities: Volunteers help out in myriad roles including serving as docents, teaching educational programs, helping in the office, processing and cataloging the collections, and serving on advisory boards and committees. No matter what you are interested in, IMNH can put you to work!
  7. Collection Tours: Hear all about our Behind the Scenes monthly tours of fossils, fauna and flora, and archeological items.
  8. Tips and ideas! Here, we suggest following our Facebook posts!
  9. Idaho Virtual Museum posts: Get a 3D glimpse of the fossils, artifacts, osteology and plant treasures in our collections
  10. So…what do I get? We send out our newsletter once a month with occasional Special Offering Notices— so no bombarding your inbox daily. You can opt for a plain text, mobile or html version…

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Museum Hours


(Memorial Day-Labor Day)

Tuesday-Friday: 10 am-6 pm
Saturday: 9 am-5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm-5 pm
Monday: Closed

(Labor Day-Memorial Day)

Tuesday-Friday: 12 pm-6 pm
Saturday: 9 am-5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm-5 pm
Monday: Closed
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*

Active Military** 20% off

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


We are located on the campus of Idaho State Univeristy.