Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Road Workers at the Koosikia Internment Camp.

Idaho Museum of Natural History is proud to host a free book lecture by Priscilla Wegars, Ph.D.  on April 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the ISU College of Education Auditorium (Room #243).  Imprisoned in Paradise explores the Kooskia (KOOS-key) Internment Camp, an obscure and virtually-forgotten World War II U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service detention […]Read More »

Summer Class Schedule Now Available!

Register for Class by Clicking Here Pay Online for Class by Clicking Here Download Permission Form Here    Download our class  schedule by clicking here:  Schedule .   Space in class is not reserved until registration information has been received by the education office.  Please register for class at least  24 hours in advance.   Online payment is available […]Read More »

Plant of the week: Orogenia linearifolia (Indian Potato or Turkey Peas)

A member of the carrot/parsley family, Orogenia is only a couple of inches tall with a root that goes much deeper. The petals are white but the anthers and the top of the ovary are dark purplish, giving the look of salt and pepper. Tuber-like roots can be used raw sliced and fried, or boiled. […]Read More »

Open House for Sho-Ban Tribal members

The Idaho Museum of Natural History would like to invite residents of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation to an open house event on September 28, 2013, from 11 am to 5 pm. This event is free to all members of the Sho-Ban tribe. September 28, 2013, is the last day to view the Smithsonian traveling […]Read More »

Shark Week

We are celebrating Shark Week in style! Join us during the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week for special hands-on activities with modern and ancient sharks. At the Idaho Museum of Natural History, in the Science Discovery Center. Thursday, August 8-Saturday, August 10, 2-5 pmRead More »

Museum Magazine Article

Read the text of Dr. Maschner’s article in Museum Magazine. Museum Magazine 3D Natural HistoryRead More »

Classes and Public Programs

The Idaho Museum of Natural History reaches over 10,000 children annually through outreach programs and guided tours. As the state museum of natural history, the Education Resources Center offers unique educational materials and programs for teachers and students from the Snake River Plain, into the Panhandle, and beyond. We at the ERC believe that learning […]Read More »