Last updated: 2/8/2012
Boise Basin Museum
Idaho City, Idaho
Street Address
503 Montgomery Street
Idaho City, ID 83631
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 358
Idaho City, ID 83631
phone: 208-392-4550
General Admission $2.00, Seniors & Students $1.50 (Under 6 Free), Family (2 adults & 3 children) $5.00,

--or By Donation--

Grace Wolfe, Director
phone: 208-392-9551
Rhonda Jameson, Curator and tour guide
phone: 208-392-9766

frontier memorabilia

Artifact Collections

Artifacts large and small from the Gold Rush; Pon Yam House and Chinese artifacts from the era; "One of the Northwest's finest Bottle Collections", all found in this area; General Pioneer Life artifacts & memorabilia; Videos of the history, restoration, and preservation of the "Queen of the Gold Camps", narrated by Tennessee Ernie Ford, and former Idaho Governor Cecil Andruss.

Educational Programs

Tours of the Museum and Walking Tours of the town of Idaho City (Many historical buildings) are available by Reservation to groups of any size and type; cost is $2 per person, with a $30 minimum.


Idaho City Historical Foundation


Wheelchair Accessible

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