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Digital Atlas of Idaho

Idaho's History Online

A joint undertaking by the Museum and Idaho State University

Buzzsaw Hat

Look for a fun art activity? The Buzzsaw Shark Hat by Ray Troll will fulfill your art activity! 

Idaho Virtual Museum 

A full open-access to 3D models and images of our treasures. We have a wide range of fossils, bones and cultural artifacts from our museum and other institutions across North America. Come back often to see new material as we continue to scan and upload models! Or Idaho Virtualization Laboratory Sketchfab with over 1300 3D models scanned and rendered by the Idaho Virtualization Lab.

The half-hour program features Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, and Dr. Leif Tapanila, Director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, highlighting how the Gem State’s wild places have shaped Idaho’s past, present and future. The show features regular segments on nature news and a fun fact.

Treasuring Our Natural Heritage

Biological Diversity is essential to the health and stability of the natural systems that support human life. That powerful message animates the three-part series Treasuring Our Natural Heritage, which explores the importance of biodiversity in today’s world.

Virtual Field Trips

Have you ever wondered what Antarctica was like, or how people are able to explore human history across the globe? Stop by and see from the comfort of your own home, in our virtual field trips! Museum staff and experts will guide you through some of the most exciting work they have been involved in through these hour-long YouTube lectures.