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

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 exhibits

DINOS OF THE DEEP

Journey through the Western Interior Seaway, where massive mosasaurs, sharks, and savage marine reptiles dominated the age of the dinosaurs — beneath the waves.

February 25 — September 10, 2023

 

UNDER THE CANOPY: ANIMALS OF THE RAINFOREST

Travel to the most vital and diverse ecosystem on the planet and interact with many of the exotic live animals that call it home.

October 7, 2023 — May 5, 2024

Past exhibits

From T. rexes to human bodies to steampunk, MOI has hosted more than 30 world-class traveling exhibits since 2003, delivering experiences that could previously only be found in major metro areas.