2017 Natural History Hero Award

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is honored to present this year’s 2017 Natural History Hero award recipient-Dr. Karl E. Holte, Emeritus Professor of Botany. Dr. Holte began teaching at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho in the fall of …

Predators: In My Backyard

Lions, tigers, and bears oh my!

March 8th – 4pm to 6pm

Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion

This month in my backyard explores predators. With 3D skull models from Idaho Virtualization Lab we will compare prehistoric and modern predators. We will be exploring …

Rocks that Rock!

Family Fun Day

Feb. 18, 2017 – 9am to 12pm

Free – Discovery Room


Is your little one always filling their pockets with rocks? Join us this month to learn about unique rocks. We will have fun demonstrations of melting …