1399 Bench Road
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: (208) 237-1400
Fax: (208) 238-0225
Arts & Museums
The Idaho Museum of Natural History is the official natural history museum of the state of Idaho. It is situated in Idaho State University premises in Pocatello and has been open since 1934. The museum traces the geological and genealogical evolution of the region through various records and archives.The museum has a considerable collection of studies related to various sciences like palaeontology, anthropology and life sciences among others. The museum also organizes special programs for children.
The Museum of Clean has exhibits on display with environment as a backdrop. It offers a display of vacuum devices, toilet model, cleaning agents, paintings and manuscripts. It is also a proud owner of a huge collection of books on the subject of clean environment. This child-friendly museum has interactive displays and educational and humorous tours that anyone would enjoy. Their main motto is to spread the message of the advantages of a clean and a green environment. The newly renovated museum building is eco-friendly with amenities like water conservation, power optimization and the like. Check website for opening hours and more.
See how the Shoshone-Bannock people settled the area around eastern Idaho through old photos, exhibits and displays.
Yes, you heard it right. The Idaho Potato Museum is a museum for potatoes. The museum is a tribute to locally grown potatoes, especially those in Idaho and is an effort to highlight the significance of potatoes to the economy. Attractions in the museum include a 25 inch (64 centimeter) potato chip, one of the largest in the world. The museum also features a Hall of Fame, for innovators and contributors to the potato industry and a gift shop called the Spud Seller.