Experience the Enigma

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The Idaho Museum of Natural History is offering the unique opportunity to experience one of the last working German encrypting machines from World War II, the Enigma, on loan from the National Security Agency.

Join us for a special free …

A Tradition of Service: Honoring Fort Hall Veterans

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The Idaho Museum of Natural History is proud to announce the opening of A Tradition of Service: Honoring Fort Hall Veterans exhibit on August 9, 2013. The exhibit features information on Native American service in the military, highlighting Fort Hall …

Stories of American Indian Code Talkers Revealed in Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

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“My language was my weapon.”

—David Patterson (Navajo), 4th Div., U.S. Marine Corps.

When the United States issued the call to arms in World Wars I and II, American Indians answered as warriors. Some men discovered that words—in their Native …