Museum After Dark


fun, unique, and sneakily educational events for a grown-up night out


As the COVID-19 closure continues, we will post updates regarding whether the below Museum After Dark programs will indeed be held on schedule. Check out past MAD presentations on our Museum@Home page, stay healthy, and we'll see you back here soon.

Darwin & Dinosaurs: The Un-highlights Tour

Friday, April 24   |   7:30pm

A fast-paced, somewhat competitive tour like you’ve never seen, focused on less-polite aspects of the exhibit. Not your mama's museum tour.

drinks | hors d'oeuvres | games | prizes


MAD Science

Friday, May 29   |   7:30pm

Participate in game-show style challenges that test your science skillz. Things may or may not explode.

drinks | hors d'oeuvres | games | prizes

Downtown Scavenger Hunt

Friday, July 24   |   7:30pm

Stroll (or run) around downtown Idaho Falls solving historic and modern-day clues leading to the ultimate prize.

drinks | hors d'oeuvres | games | prizes

Cirque du MOI street party

Friday, August 21   |   7-11pm

Music, dancing, circus performers, and live animals light up Eastern Ave. as the sun goes down. Dress as your favorite circus act. Admission to the "Animal Inside Out" exhibit is included.

drinks | hors d'oeuvres | games | prizes

Trivia Night

Friday, September 25  |   7:30pm

Assemble your team and study up on animal anatomy, Idaho, current events, and whatever questions come to our minds.

drinks | hors d'oeuvres | games | prizes

Haunted History Tours

October 23, 24, 30, 31   |   7:30pm

Our hit Halloween tour is back, taking you inside four new historic locations in downtown Idaho Falls, relating true stories and unexplained events from the darker side of our city’s history.

drinks | hors d'oeuvres | games | prizes

Tickets go on sale October 1 (on our new and improved future website)