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April 2024

Variety from the Vaults: Cute Critters

Variety from the Vaults is a free public program at the Idaho State Archives. Each month, staff at the archives highlight different items from the collections that tell a part of Idaho’s story. Soft or scaly, feathered or furred, animals are all around us–and we have always had the desire to take pictures of them, […]
20 Apr
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Idaho State Archives
2205 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID, 83712
May 2024

Courage and Compassion Exhibit Grand Opening

Join us at the Idaho State Museum to celebrate the grand opening of our newest exhibit, Courage and Compassion: Our Shared Story of the Japanese American World War II Experience. Festivities begin at 10:30 AM and include the musical drumming talents of Sangha Taiko, crafts for all ages, and a roundtable discussion with content experts!   […]
04 May
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Idaho State Museum
610 Julia Davis Dr., Boise, ID, 83702

Family Second Saturday: Mother’s Day

Prepare for Mother’s Day at our May Family Second Saturday from 12-3pm. Learn more about Idaho families throughout time and make a craft that celebrates a mom in your life. Created by the Idaho State Museum’s GEM high school interns. Family Second Saturday activities are included with museum admission. Free for Idaho State Historical Society […]
11 May
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Idaho State Museum
610 Julia Davis Dr., Boise, ID, 83702

Homeschool Day: Idaho Families

It’s the last Homeschool Day of the school year! Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm on May 14th to learn more about Idaho families throughout time and make a craft that celebrates a mom in your life. Created by the Idaho State Museum’s GEM high school interns. Admission for Homeschool Day is $3 per […]
14 May
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Idaho State Museum
610 Julia Davis Dr., Boise, ID, 83702

Paranormal Investigation – May 18, 2024

Join Big River Paranormal as they use their unique equipment and knowledge to attempt to connect with prisoners and guards of the past. Our May 18 Paranormal Investigation is the Old Idaho Penitentiary’s annual chance for guests 13 and older to attend an investigation! Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, May […]
18 May
9:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Old Idaho Penitentiary
2445 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID, 83712

Dennis the Cat Day

Join the Old Idaho Penitentiary on a Summer Sunday afternoon and discover the story of the Penitentiary’s historic animal mascot, Dennis the Cat during our fourth annual Dennis the Cat Day! Activities include Prison Pets history presentations, Prison Paws scavenger hunt and more! Food trucks, beer and alcohol, local pet supply vendors, special presentations, new […]
26 May
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Idaho Penitentiary
2445 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID, 83712
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