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Owyhee Country Historical Museum

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This small museum is like a tiny Smithsonian about the Oregon Trail history and the brave... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Tom M
Small but very interesting historical museum of this remote county .

Owyhee County is a remote county in the very southwest portion of Idaho that once had bustling... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
James S
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13 Jul 2017
“Must See Local Museum”
12 Nov 2016
“Small but very interesting historical museum of this remote county .”
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State Hiway 78, Murphy, ID 83650
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This small museum is like a tiny Smithsonian about the Oregon Trail history and the brave immigrants who built this piece of the west. Professionally laid out, clean, comfortable, staffed by courteous and helpful local area volunteers and places to sit and unwind. Comprehensive although...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Owyhee County is a remote county in the very southwest portion of Idaho that once had bustling mining activity. This small but very interesting museum in Murphy, which is the county seat, covers prehistoric Indian petroglyphs with a number of other artefacts. The history of...More

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