Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls

Stop in Idaho Falls, Idaho, en route to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, to explore space and see the solar eclipse.
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Stop in Idaho Falls, Idaho, en route to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, to explore space and see the solar eclipse.
Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls

Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls

Imagine an encounter with giant dinosaurs, the fascination of seeing the actual artifacts of the first explorers to conquer the South Pole 100 years ago, or the allure of creatures that can create their own light. At the Museum of Idaho, you can surround yourself with these wonders of the world. The Museum of Idaho is the intermountain West’s premier museum in providing nationally and internationally acclaimed exhibits to the surrounding areas. Showcasing both traveling and permanent exhibits, the museum is dedicated to preserving and educating the public in the sciences, the humanities, and the natural and cultural history.

2017 Exhibits at the Museum of Idaho

Space: A Journey to Our Future Exhibit

Outter space viewing the moon and the earth

Get inspired by the possibilities for future space exploration at Space: A Journey to Our Future, which runs June 23-Nov. 25, 2017 at the Museum of Idaho.

The greatest adventure in the history of mankind is now your once-in-a-lifetime adventure! This enthralling, totally immersive exhibit takes you from the dawn of man’s earliest visions of space exploration to the heroic achievements of the past. Explore the unfolding discoveries of today, and the frontiers of the universe that lie ahead.

Space: A Journey to our Future uses the most advanced interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art projection and audio technology to bring this epic experience to life. Guests will be invited to touch actual meteorites from the Moon and Mars and to take a spin on a human powered centrifuge that produces a force of 2G.

Step into the 360-degree theatre and look far into the future of space exploration, then check your weight on both Mars and the Moon. Discover the nature of light by looking through different telescopes and step in front of an infrared camera to see the variations in your body’s temperature by the colors on the screen. Increase your knowledge of the fleet of starships exploring our solar system, and test your hand at designing a mars base camp.

Space: A Journey to our Future is one of the largest, most spectacular exhibits on space exploration ever to tour. It will delight and expand the minds of everyone who has ever gazed at the stars and wondered what mysteries lie in the Universe. Do not miss this unique opportunity to experience our Solar System and the technology that will be used to explore the next frontier!

For more information:
(208) 522-1400


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