Current Exhibits



Darwin & Dinosaurs

now through May 31, 2020

Walk among dinosaurs and trace how their discovery in the 1800s inspired one man to set out on a journey deep into Earth's past. Highlights include rare artifacts from Charles Darwin’s life, work, and the voyage that changed science forever.

Marie Putnam

Discovery Room

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

Idaho exhibits currently under construction

We're currently revamping our historic Idaho exhibits and developing The Way Out West, our big new semi-permanent exhibit exploring the social, cultural, and environmental history of our state. Coming in 2020. Learn more.