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The South Bannock County Historical Center Museum

110 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
+1 208-776-5254
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Fabulous History

This small museum has a lot of fun old memorabilia. The history of the area has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
patsterford
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Kamas, Utah
Large collection of history provided by local residents

The Museum is only $2 to check out. The collection is large for a small local museum. The... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
cheryle h
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Kearns, Utah
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110 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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+1 208-776-5254
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This small museum has a lot of fun old memorabilia. The history of the area has a lot of interesting people and the Native American facts are moving. Also noteworthy antiques. The staff are warm and friendly while answering any questions.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Museum is only $2 to check out. The collection is large for a small local museum. The collection has several exhibits from Indian heritage to local war veterans from the area. You can see items from Pioneer, Mining, and earlier times plus some history...More

Thank cheryle h
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This small museum is very interesting for such a small town. There is a lot of info displayed in a bit of a hellter skelter way explaining to origin of the town and its history over the years. For the price of a dollar a...More

Thank BernieandJune
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great little museum about the history of the county. I really enjoyed it and thought the exhibits were meaningful.

Thank ChrisVsorensen
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We kind of wanted to go to this location as a second choice on a cool fall day however when we arrived at the location the sign said it was closed for the winter however It did have winter hours! Don't know when I'll be...More

Thank Yogi118
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you want a taste of what this part of Idaho is all about, stop and visit this gem of a museum. It is part of the visitors center and well worth an hour of your time. It all adds to the color of the...More

Thank jameshT196QE
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

I had a big surprise with this museum. It has great intentions and does its best with the resources it has. It has lots of information about the area with pictures, and plenty of artifacts. There is a video but I did not watch it....More

Thank teresa3000
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Loved they're little Museum! If you like to see how small towns got there start this museum has the answers. I just love their little Laura Ingalls bonnet. Staff was welcoming and friendly even though we sneak in about 4:55 when they close at 5...More

Thank Veronica V
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Surprisingly good, free, and lots and lots of history. Enjoyed it a lot. Nothing much to do in this town so see it!

1  Thank JTinSLC
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

This museum located within the visitor center at Lava Hot Springs, Idaho is much larger than I expected. The information on local area history and the Native People who have long lived here is excellent. I've been to several museums in Idaho and found this...More

Thank Booklady2013
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