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Idaho State Museum

610 N. Julia Davis Dr., Boise, ID

Phone:
1-(208)-334-2120

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Upcoming Events

First Thursday 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Talks/Lectures

Join us at the Idaho State Museum Thursday, June 6th at 6:00 P.M. for a talk by Dr. David Walker on the Battle of Normandy. Walker is a history professor at Boise State University. His talk “D-Day plus 75: Risk and Reward and Willie and Joe” dives into the historic battle, and comic characters Willie and Joe. These illustrations helped publicize the life of infantrymen during World War II.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Thu 6/6/19 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

First Thursday 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Living History, Community Event, Museum

06/06 2019 First Thursday 75th Anniversary of D-Day Idaho State Museum 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. First Thursday Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the Battle of Normandy. Join us at the Idaho State Museum Thursday, June 6th at 6:00 P.M. for a talk by Dr. David Walker on the Battle of Normandy. Walker is a history professor at Boise State University. His talk “D-Day plus 75: Risk and Reward and Willie and Joe” dives into the historic battle, and comic characters Willie and Joe. These illustrations helped publicize the life of infantrymen during World War II. First Thursday is free to the public from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Dr. David Walker teaches history at Boise State University. He specializes in US military history, World War II, the history of firearms and tactics, the history of US Foreign Relations, as well as International Terrorism.

Information:

• Thu 6/6/19 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Movie at the Museum: Saving Private Ryan

Film, Community Event, Living History

Whether you love movies or diving deep into history, you won’t want to miss an exclusive screening of Saving Private Ryan Friday, June 7th at the Idaho State Museum. This unforgettable film is being shown in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Normandy. Attendees will also have access to a limited time pop-up exhibit showcasing uniforms, weaponry, and other memorabilia from World War II from the Idaho State Museum collection. Doors open at 6:00 P.M., general seating only. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Information:

• Fri 6/7/19 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Tue 6/11/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. *No registration required *Free with purchased admission

Information:

• Tue 6/11/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 6/18/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Tue 6/18/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 6/25/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. *No registration required *Free with purchased admission

Information:

• Tue 6/25/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 7/2/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Tue 7/2/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 7/9/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. *No registration required *Free with purchased admission

Information:

• Tue 7/9/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 7/16/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Tue 7/16/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Camp: Boomtown!

Children, Education, Summer Camp, Museum

What makes a community? Explore the people, places, and history that make Idaho great! Campers will engage with Idaho’s cultures, traditions, architecture, recreation and more through hands-on activities, museum exploration, and play. Minimum 10 and Maximum 20 students per week. Monday-Friday or Daily option 9 A.M.-4:30 P.M. Daily rate: $40 Weekly rate: $180, $160 for Members Campers will need to bring their own snacks and a bag lunch for each day of camp. We will explore the Museum as well as the outdoors in Julia Davis Park so please have campers dress appropriately for the weather. More information on camps, including necessary forms and documentation will be e-mailed to attendees after registration. Cancellation/Refund Policy Cancellations received two weeks prior to camp dates will be refunded in full. Cancellations with less than two weeks’ notice will be not be refunded. Any questions please contact Education staff.

Information:

• Mon 7/15/19 - Fri 7/19/19 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. *No registration required *Free with purchased admission

Information:

• Tue 7/23/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Tue 7/23/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Camp: Get to Know Idaho!

Summer Camp, Children, Education, Museum

Who are the people who make up a community? Campers will learn about Idahoans that made our state great and defined history. Come experience first-hand the roles of innovators, explorers, artists, scientists and more! Through hands-on activities, games, and museum exploration, students will be inspired to make history and change the world. Minimum 10 and Maximum 20 students per week. Monday-Friday or Daily option 9 A.M.-4:30 P.M. Daily rate: $40 Weekly rate: $180, $160 for Members Campers will need to bring their own snacks and a bag lunch for each day of camp. We will explore the Museum as well as the outdoors in Julia Davis Park so please have campers dress appropriately for the weather. More information on camps, including necessary forms and documentation will be e-mailed to attendees after registration. Cancellation/Refund Policy Cancellations received two weeks prior to camp dates will be refunded in full. Cancellations with less than two weeks’ notice will be not be refunded. Any questions please contact Education staff.

Information:

• Mon 7/22/19 - Fri 7/26/19 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho.

Information:
208-334-2120

• Tue 7/30/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. *No registration required *Free with purchased admission

Information:

• Tue 7/30/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer Camp: History Makers

Summer Camp, Children, Education, Museum

How can we learn from the past to affect change in the future? Investigate stories of people in Idaho who made a difference in the past, and work to create a piece of art that informs and inspires the next generation. By exploring our community and its needs, campers will create, problem solve, and take action to inspire change that is important to them. Minimum 10 and Maximum 20 students per week. Monday-Friday or Daily option 9 A.M.-4:30 P.M. Daily rate: $40 Weekly rate: $180, $160 for Members Campers will need to bring their own snacks and a bag lunch for each day of camp. We will explore the Museum as well as the outdoors in Julia Davis Park so please have campers dress appropriately for the weather. More information on camps, including necessary forms and documentation will be e-mailed to attendees after registration. Cancellation/Refund Policy Cancellations received two weeks prior to camp dates will be refunded in full. Cancellations with less than two weeks’ notice will be not be refunded. Any questions please contact Education staff.

Information:

• Mon 7/29/19 - Fri 8/2/19 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Summertime Stories

Family/Child (Books)

Join us for a story and activity time for children Pre-K-2nd grade and their caregivers. A different theme will be explored each week that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. *No registration required *Free with purchased admission

Information:

• Tue 8/6/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Tue 8/13/19 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM