International Museum Day

Dated: 05/15/2017

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May 15th, 2017

Bring the whole family down to the Idaho Botanical Gardens on Sunday, May 21, for International Museum Day. This free, one-day event is dedicated to introducing locals to the museums found right within their city!

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You can explore all that Boise has to offer--in one spot!  Enjoy wandering through booths to check out the museums, or participate in a variety of activities that are fun for the whole family.

There will be games, art projects, nature activities (including live birds!) and food trucks for when you get hungry.

Admission will be free for the day to the Idaho Botanical Gardens and the Old Idaho Penitentiary.

Participating museums:

  • Idaho Fish and Game MK Nature Center

  • Basque Museum and Cultural Center

  • Idaho Botanical Garden

  • Boise Art Museum

  • Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology

  • Old Idaho Penitentiary

  • Boise WaterShed Education Center

  • Idaho Black History Museum

  • World Center for Birds of Prey

  • Idaho State Museum

  • Idaho Military History Museum

  • Zoo Boise

  • Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History

The local International Museum Day event is from 12pm to 4pm and is sponsored by the Boise Museum Association. Click here to learn more about the association.

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