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Idaho State University


In the Shadows

See What Creeps When You're Asleep

Our newest exhibit takes you on a fascinating journey through the hidden pockets of the world around us.

Idaho Bound, a Traveling Exhibit program.

Plan A Visit


Monday: Closed 

Tuesday: 12 - 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 12 - 6 p.m.

Thursday: 12 - 6 p.m.

Friday: 12 - 6 p.m. 

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: 12 - 5 p.m.

Closed: January 12 - 17 to install a new exhibit.

Field Trips


Adult (18+):  $7

Senior (60+):  $5

Youth (4-17):  $3

Children 3 and under:  Free

ISU student: Free*

Members: Free

Corporate/Group: $3/adult $1.50/child**

Active Military & Veterans: 20% Discount *

*With appropriate ID

**To schedule call (208) 282-3168


Complimentary parking is available in the Idaho State University's General Parking Lot 01, on the west-side of the pine trees. Can be accessed at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Dillon Street. Parking is marked for Museum Patrons. If museum parking is full a pass can be obtained at the front desk.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 25

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Family Fun Day - Ice Age

Join us for an Ice Age themed family fun day to learn about the animals and plants that lived during this chilly time period.

Feb 7

10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.

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 younger.

Feb 29

5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Roaring Twenties

5th Annual Museum Fundraiser

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

Science and Research News

Support the Museum

At the IMNH, our philosophy is all about discovery! Discovery through world-class, science-based programming that highlights the incredible life, earth, and anthropology collections we steward for the State of Idaho, its citizens, and our visitors. 

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Contact Us

Email Us

(208) 282-3168

(208) 282-3317

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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