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photo of circa 1915 automobile

Automobile at Shoshone Falls

Photo Credit: Idaho State Archives

Idaho State Archives Month October 2015

Mark your calendars! October brings Archives Month back to the Idaho State Archives. We have once again partnered with Boise Public Library to offer information sessions at each of our locations. Join us to learn more about exciting new collections and resources, preserving your historic documents and photographs, property research, family history and more! 



Archives Tours

The Idaho State Archives offers historical exhibits, introductory tours of the Research Center and Archives facility tours by appointment. The Idaho State Archives strives to educate government agencies and the citizens of Idaho about its collections and how to access them.


Abraham Lincoln Exhibit Tours

Schedule a tour of the Abraham Lincoln Legacy exhibit for your school or other group! Tours are one hour long, up to 20 participants per tour.


To schedule a tour or inquire about events contact us at (208) 334-2620 or email