Childrens Museum of Idaho

Children’s Museum of Idaho inspires and nurtures future explorers, innovators, and critical thinkers through interactive play in a safe, engaging environment with hands-on exhibits and programs designed specifically for children ages two to eight years old.

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Our Mission

To bring children, families, and the community together to engage in learning through creative play

Some of our main objectives include:


Creating a dynamic hands-on unstructured educational experience where children ages 2-8, along with the adults in their lives, learn through purposeful play


Providing an enriching atmosphere that is accessible to children and their families,
regardless of their disability or income


Building an atmosphere that fosters positive intergenerational relationships by
encouraging adult-child interaction


Establishing an unplugged zone where phones and electronic devices are discouraged

Featured Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 21


I Spy: Bug Patrol featuring Treasure Valley Bee Rescue.  Is a bee a bug? You will see a demonstration hive and learn why bees are so important to our food supply and ecosystem. Plus you'll learn the answer to the a bee a bug?

Tuesday, August 20

10:00am - noon

Military Vehicles in our front parking lot and military personnel with body armor, helmets, rucksacks and more.  Get up close, see and touch!  Active or retired military with valid ID admitted free to the museum during these hours.  Military families receive a 25% discount on regular admission prices everyday.



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