Famous Museums in Boise

The museums in Boise give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Boise with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Boise. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Boise.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Boise.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Boise:

  1. Idaho Historical Museum

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    Have an enthralling experience in one of the oldest museums in the city. Built in the 19th century, Idaho Historical Museum has ever since been an impressive guide to the country’s history and its development. It houses an extensive collection of more than 250,000 items conserved and put on display in its colourful exhibits for visitors to learn and understand. The whole visit gets even m...Read more
  2. Idaho State Museum

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    The Idaho State Museum was started by the Idaho State Historical Society and Foundation for Idaho History with the help of many donors. The original building was constructed in 1950, which received an additional 18,000 square feet of exhibition and education space in 2018. A must visit while in Boise, the Idaho State Museum also organizes many events.
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    Athena Gappmayer

    Excellent local museum host whose mother is an Idaho State representative. Great information and friendly.

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  4. Boise Art Museum Image
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    Jonathon Buckler

    This museum is in an area that includes other attractions, the river, a park, and you can walk from here to some of the downtown restaurants and stores. But the museum itself is...

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  5. The Basque Museum And Cultural Center

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    Established in 1985, the museum stands as a paradigm of Basque community and its once much prevalent culture which is an undisputed part of city’s history. The community, with their efforts and hard work, has paved way for a better America and the museum relays that fact very nicely. It provides a great opportunity for non-residents and explorers to study and understand a very diverse and...Read more
  6. Idaho Human Rights Education Center Image
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    Geart Bakker

    A really well thought out memorial to Anne Frank as well as human rights in general. Winter time is when the water features are shut off so for that it is best to visit spring t...

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