Last updated: 4/20/2011
Boise, Idaho
Street Address
4748 Lindbergh St.
Boise, ID 83705
Mailing Address
4040 W. Guard St.
Boise, ID 83705
phone: 208-272-4841
e-mail: galvarez@imd.idaho.gov
web: museum.mil.idaho.gov
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday12 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
Donations Appreciated.
Staff
Ken Swanson, Executive Director
Gayle Alvarez, Executive Secretary
Description

Covering a broad spectrum of military history, via photos and artifacts, you will see Gowen Field as it was during World War II as well as Idahoans in the Philippine Insurrection through Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom.

A number of small arms are on display as are many of the guidons from units past, some of which have felt the breezes of distant lands and date back to the early years of the 20th century.

There are also exhibits on both the Idaho Air and Army National Guard as well as Mountain Home Air Force Base, the United States Marines and the US Navy. A collection of armored vehicles is in our outdoor compound. Our volunteer staff will be happy to help you with any questions that you may have about our displays. You should allow at least one hour for your visit.' Museum.History='We organized in 1993 and opened our museum on Labor Day 1995.

Artifact Collections

Covering a broad spectrum of military history, via photos and artifacts, you will see Gowen Field as it was during World War II as well as Idahoans in the Philippine Insurrection through Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom. A number of small arms are on display as are many of the guidons from units past, some of which have felt the breezes of distant lands and date back to the early years of the 20th century.
There are also exhibits on both the Idaho Air and Army National Guard as well as Mountain Home Air Force Base, the United States Marines and the US Navy. A collection of armored vehicles is in our outdoor compound. We have a section on each branch of service and a sizeable exhibit on Idahos Medal of Honor Recipients.

Educational Programs

School groups visit the museum and we have directors and members that visit various schools to educate the students on subjects requested by the teachers and schools. Contact our Executive Director for more details.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No

Publications

Quarterly newsletter entitled Pass In Review

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