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Central Idaho Historical Museum

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Interesting and Free

Visiting the museum is free and within walking distance of downtown McCall, adjacent to the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Battle Ground, Washington
There was only 2 buildings open

The machine shop was cool but no one was around to show you where to go. There was a small library... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Arthur S
Liberty Lake, Washington
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  • Average0%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible14%
12 Jul 2018
12 Jul 2016
“Interesting and Free”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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1001 State St, McCall, ID 83638-3705
+1 208-634-4497
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We walked from downtown to visit the museum. We arrived at 3:10 to find signs proclaiming they were open until 3:30. However, all of the buildings were locked and no one was around. Guess I'll just have to discover the history of the region on...More

Thank dssphenix
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Visiting the museum is free and within walking distance of downtown McCall, adjacent to the current-day McCall Ranger District office. The museum is open-air, a collection of historic buildings and cabins on small, attractive grounds. Marley the historian is full of knowledge and very eager...More

1  Thank CamilleInTheWoods
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The machine shop was cool but no one was around to show you where to go. There was a small library which was kind of neat. Signage with information was scarce. I wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Central Idaho Historical Museum is in the center of McCall and includes several buildings located on lovely grounds. The Fire Warden's house is beautiful inside, a log cabin with polish. There is also a shed with old saw mill equipment inside. And don't miss...More

1  Thank susanrF7467TI
Reviewed 5 January 2015

My father first went to McCall on horseback up the Payette River in 1912. My aunt and uncle made the trip as their honeymoon, and my Dad was their horse wrangler. I loved going to the museum with him and my Mom. They had so...More

4  Thank David M
Reviewed 24 July 2014

good museum of the area...great pictures of McCall logging practices of old...history of Mill was good...liked the old lookout from Sloans Point...A good place to find out the history of the area

3  Thank Onionguy
Reviewed 14 July 2014

They have nice historic buildings, and a good start for exhibits. The ambassador was friendly, but easily distracted by the fact that we rode our bicycles to the museum. The location is prime in McCall, and if properly funded, could be a more interesting attraction....More

Thank PaulaW1
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