Located on Idaho State University’s campus, The Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) offers a unique exhibit of Idaho’s unique history and culture! Many of the displays are only available at the Idaho Museum of Natural History.
The IMNH mission is to “actively nurture an understanding of and delight in Idaho’s natural and cultural heritage. As the official Natural History Museum of Idaho, it acquires, preserves, studies, interprets and displays natural and cultural objects for Idaho residents, visitors and the world’s community of students and scholars. The Museum also supports and encourages other Idaho Museums through mentoring and training in sound museological practices.”
From its beginning in 1934, the IMNH has been a must do for visitors, students, community members and anyone who wants to learn more about our state. With over 700,000 objects making up IMNH’s collection, there’s something to satisfy everyone’s curiosity!
Current exhibits include Hungry Planet: What the World Eats and EXPOSED!
Hungry Planet puts a visual on how much food a person eats on a daily basis. Photographer Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio traveled and created portraits of families surrounded by their weekly groceries. This project features families from 12 different countries.
Exposed! Features objects handed down and collected over generations. This includes shrunken heads from South America, a mammoth, cyclops sheep, rare moon rocks and much more!
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For any questions, you can visit their website at: http://imnh.isu.edu/home/
Call them at: 208-282-3168
Or e-mail them: imnh.isu.edu