Exhibits

Immerse yourself

MOI has developed a reputation as one of the country’s best places to see world-class interactive displays on the humanities and sciences. Here’s what’s on now.

Way Out West

Immerse yourself in the human and environmental story of Idaho from its first inhabitants through today. Featuring artifacts and interactives for all ages.

Open now and always

Under the canopy

Step into the rainforest and meet many of the fascinating LIVE animals that call these diverse ecosystems home.

Open now through May 5

Two young kids look at something off-camera in the Discovery Room, with murals on the walls in the background

Idaho Takes Flight

Explores local contributions to aviation, an industry that has long pushed boundaries, set records, and reshaped our future.

Open now through August 11

Two young kids look at something off-camera in the Discovery Room, with murals on the walls in the background

Marie Putnam Discovery Room

Kids can climb mountains, crawl through caves, explore a tipi and a settler’s cabin, and enjoy puzzles, books, and experiments all in one place.

Open now and always

UPCOMING EXHIBIT: above & beyond

 This interactive aerospace exhibition includes immersive simulations, engaging design challenges, historical milestones, futuristic concepts, and compelling narratives from groundbreaking innovators throughout history.

June 1, 2024 — January 5, 2025

Past exhibits

From T. rexes to human bodies to steampunk, MOI has hosted nearly 40 world-class special exhibits since 2003, delivering experiences that could previously only be found in major metro areas.