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Boise Train Depot

Closed Now: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open today: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Beautiful restored building

Beautiful restored building. Take a few extra minutes and go up into the bell tower, and if you're... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Downtown Views

This is a great place to visit and see downtown Boise. Lots of photo opportunities of the depot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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2603 W Eastover Ter, Boise, ID 83706-2800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful restored building. Take a few extra minutes and go up into the bell tower, and if you're in the area at 12:00 or 5:00, you'll even get the opportunity to hear the bells chime. There is also a beautiful park setting in front of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit and see downtown Boise. Lots of photo opportunities of the depot and the city. I've shot photos during the day and night and there is always something new and unique to capture. Take a blanket and a picnic,...More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a bit bigger than you may think, a nice pond and landscaped area right out front. The building has a lot of history and is well maintained.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

It's been many years since I rode through here on the train as a boy. We used to take trips often as my dad worked for Union Pacific. Beautiful restoration of the station and surrounding area. A great view of downtown Boise.

Thank BrookHaines
Reviewed 23 June 2018

It was raining when we went, and we had the place to ourselves. The guide there was great; took us up the elevator into the bell area. Lots of original stuff inside building. The grounds are exquisite. GO!

2  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely architecture and well maintained gardens and water areas were quite nice to see. It didn’t take a lot of time to tour.

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Renewed my imagination of Boise’s glorious past by visiting the train station. Nicely preserved space, complete with a huge steam engine which has seen lots of actions in the past. The station premises is atop a hill, which also gives a beautiful view of the...More

Thank Devesh D
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a beautiful old building that closed as a train station in 1998. There is a bell tower open to tours, displays of train memorabilia as well as silver settings. There is a perfect area for a bar. There is space upstairs for the...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Although the weather turned to rain, the storm passed and the wedding was wonderful. The reception was also there. A historical building with good history and a bell tower which opens at 5:30pm. A neat place for a wedding.

Thank Captcaffeine
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Hiked up to this great view and beautiful garden and waterfall. Wished there wasn't a private event going on, but then it was BSU and prom weekend in town.

Thank Mimi C
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Agustina V
26 March 2017|
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Response from Sowellman | Reviewed this property |
To clarify, the grounds are always open and there's plenty of free parking. The depot building itself is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays and Mondays, again at no charge. The city only charges if you wish to rent the... More
Wanda R
18 August 2016|
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Response from Bluemoon45 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge. My mother in law told me that every tour of Boise should start here because it is so impressive. Make sure you take the elevator up. There used to be a guy that would come and feed the koi at the same... More