As Idaho’s official state museum of natural history, the Idaho Museum of Natural History actively nurtures an understanding of and delight in Idaho’s natural and cultural heritage. Guests can discover dinosaurs, ice-age mammals, volcanic hotspots, living off the land, and more. They can also experience science hands-on in our Discovery Room. Outdoor exhibits include a Tree Walk and a Natural History Garden. The Museum's Gift Shop and online E-store offer unique gift and souvenir items including "Rite in the Rain" waterproof notebooks and Estwing geologic tools.


698 E Dillon Street, Pocatello, ID 83201


From I-15 take Pocatello exit 69 down Clark Street. Follow the brown “Bison” signs to the campus of Idaho State University. The Museum is located in ISU Building 12, adjoining Pond Student Union.

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Street Address

698 E Dillon Street
Pocatello ID, 83201

Mailing Address

921 S 8th Ave, Stop 8096
Pocatello ID, 83209


All Year


Tue-Sat 11:00am-5pm. Closed Major Holidays.


$5 Adults; $4 Seniors; $2 ISU Students; $1 Children K-12th grade. Free for Idaho Museum of Natural History members. AAA members receive a 10% discount in the gift store.


Food Service, Gift Shop, Handicap Access, Parking, Restrooms, Visitor Center

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