Business Listing – Museums

Boise Basin Museum

Curator: Edith Smart

P.O. Box 358
503 Montgomery St
Idaho City, ID 83631

  • Phone: (208) 392-4550


Frontier memorabilia

Artifacts Collections

Artifacts large and small from the Gold Rush; Pon Yam House and Chinese artifacts from the era; "One of the Northwest's finest Bottle Collections", all found in this area; General Pioneer Life artifacts & memorabilia; Videos of the history, restoration, and preservation of the "Queen of the Gold Camps", narrated by Tennessee Ernie Ford, and former Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus.



Tours of the Museum and Walking Tours of the town of Idaho City (Many historical buildings) are available by Reservation to groups of any size and type; cost is $2 per person, with a $30 minimum.

Boise Basin Museum