Featured Travel Tips
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Visitors can explore the Old Idaho Penitentiary, the facility that housed some of the West’s most notorious criminals for 100 years.
Idaho City’s Historic District Walking Tours transport visitors back to the gold rush days with visits to the Boise Basin Museum, Miners Exchange Saloon and other historical buildings.
The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is the only museum in America dedicated to Basque culture.
Land of the Yankee Fork State Park brings Idaho’s frontier mining history to life and has several historical sites to explore including the ghost towns of Custer, Bonanza and Bayhorse.
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Whether you spend the day examining museum artifacts or exploring ghost towns, there are endless opportunities to dive into history and culture throughout the state.
Custer Historic Mining Town
Custer was founded in early 1879 by gold speculators. Economically supported by the operations of the Lucky Boy…
Warhawk Air Museum
The Warhawk Air Museum represents the American experience of World War I, World War II, and the Cold War Era…
Museum at the Brig at Farragut State Park
The Museum at the Brig at Farragut State Park captures the history of the Farragut Naval Training Station and World War II…
Nez Perce National Historical Park
The Nez Perce National Historical Park was established in 1965 to tell the story of the Nez Perce (Nimiipuu) people…
Farnsworth TV & Pioneer Museum
Did you know the TV was invented right here in Idaho? The Jefferson County Historical Museum features 14,000 square feet…
Old Idaho Penitentiary Museum
Explore the facility that housed some of the West’s most notorious criminals for 100 years. Tour solitary confinement…
Basque Museum & Cultural Center
Located in scenic Boise, Idaho, the Basque Museum & Cultural Center provides a look into the heritage of the Basque…