Visitor Info

12th Annual Museum Day Live!

Idaho Museum of Natural History Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 12th Annual Museum Day Live!  Free Admission on September 24, 2016, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket  Exposed, Water/Ways, and Idaho Power Centennial Exhibit Pocatello, Idaho September 19, 2016— Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 24, […]Read More »

Benny's Pantry Food Drive

August 20th and 21st the museum is holding a food drive that will benefit Benny’s Pantry at Idaho State University. One non-perishable item will equal 1 FREE admission ticket.  Benny’s Pantry Needs: Breakfast items: (cereal, oatmeal, cream of wheat, cream of rice) Healthy snakes: granola bars, nuts, and dried fruit Whole grains: rice, pasta, and more Baking […]Read More »

Gone Fishin' Exhibit Set to Open Next Friday in Pocatello

Pocatello, ID–August 21st, 2015 The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) to open newest exhibit Gone Fishin’ in its gallery, located on the campus of Idaho State University. Did you know that Idahoans spend over 2 million days fishing every year? Or that the Salmon River is one of the longest undammed rivers in the […]Read More »

Hours & Admission

MUSEUM HOURS Tues-Fri 12pm-6pm Sat 9am-5pm Sun 12pm-5pm Monday Closed  ADMISSION Adult (18+) – $6 Senior (60+) – $5 ISU Student* – $2 Youth (4-17) – $2 Child 3 & Under – Free Museum Member – Free Active Military* – 20% Off Veteran* – 20% Off *With Valid ID  Read More »

The Official Natural History Museum of Idaho | About IMNH

The Idaho Museum of Natural History is home to collections in Anthropology, Earth Sciences, and Life Sciences. The Museum also maintains an archive which documents its history as well as the history of the collections. Researchers pursue scholarly study of the collections and publish their findings in peer-reviewed and museum-sponsored publications. Exhibitions emphasize the collections […]Read More »

Directions

The Museum is located on the campus of Idaho State University, east of the intersection of 5th Avenue and Dillon Streets in ISU Building 12. From I-15 take Pocatello exit 69 down Clark Street. Follow the brown “Bison” signs through the campus of Idaho State University. The Museum is located in ISU Building 12, the […]Read More »

Handicap Access & Special Needs

All museum entrances are wheelchair accessible. Visitors requiring a wheelchair can obtain one from the Museum Store for use while touring the Museum. An elevator provides access to restrooms on the Museum’s lower level. Handicap parking is available in front of the museum.Read More »