Minidoka County Historical Society Museum
99 East Baseline
P.O. Box 21
Rupert, ID 83350
Text the word: MCHSM To: 72727
- Tours Scouts 4-H Church Tourist Travel
- School Field Trips-Home School
- Family Search
- Quique Conference Room
- Digitized Newspapers & Year Books
- Senior Citizens Trips
- Monthly Events & Member Meetings
- Japaneses Internment Camp Hunt-Minidoka
- Local Military Uniforms
Hours of OperationOpen:Monday-Saturday
10:00 AM. - 3:00 P.M.
Or by appointment for group tours or large organizations Call 208-436-0336
Free to Enter - Donations Appreciated
Dam the Minidoka Project, homesteaders, names, deeds, and land raffle information. We have a history of the early day, local farmers, many different methods of farming, such as dry farming and antique agricultural farm equipment that helped forge cultivate the harsh desert elements into this the beautiful valley it is today. An amazing Collection of Over 200 Guns & Rifles; most donated by Wayne Birch, New Extraordinary 1900's Back Bar, Ray Stockton's Tack and Livery Bay with Branding. Local Stockmen, come to leave your "Mark in History". Anyone is welcome to Bring in their Iron. Indian Artifacts, Prehistoric Bones and Fossils. 1906 Rupert's Original Depot, Memorabilia, Union Pacific Rail, Working Model Train, Car, and Caboose, Indian Artifacts, Prehistoric Bones and Fossils. Local Military Uniforms and Donations, Military Exhibit also Includes:
WWII Japanese Relocation History
WWII German POW Camp History
Research library, Digitized, Newspaper, Minidoka Dam,
History, Land lottos, Homesteader's Stories, Yearbooks dating back to 1913, Rupert's First Jail, Antique Farm Equipment, and far too many to list plus new soon to be added exhibits. We are always adding new things and rearranging. So, if you think you saw it all then think
again; come on out and see for yourself!
We Have Exciting New Monthly Members Meetings
and Events, Mike Christensen's Snake River Steam and
Power Show is now held on Museum grounds, School Field
Trips, Senior Trips, Unique Conference Rooms (Large &
Small rooms with T.V., Internet, Projectors, etc.) History Day, Community Involvement. We are Expanding Our Membership. So ask us about becoming a Member Today! New Business Memberships Yearly & Life Time that Offer
Advertisement Benefits, and we have much more.
DAYS & HOURS: Monday- Saturday 10:00 AM. - 3:00 P.M.
Or by Appointment for Group Tours Or Larger Organizations Call 208-436-0336
Free To Enter- Donations Appreciated
2019 Board Members: President: Jim Grisanti,
Vice President: Anne Schenk, Treasurer: Audrey Neiwerth,
Director: Ray Stockton, Director: Mike Christensen,
Director: Tom Goodman, Director: Rick Parker,
Curator: Melissa Alley, Part Time: Amber Bateman
Board Meetings: Every Second Thursday of the Month
at 6 PM at the Museum.
Member Meetings Will be announced in the
New 2020 EVENT Calendar! Also, become a member
and get our Monthly Newsletter for the dates and times,
watch here as well as our FaceBook for any updates.
- Volunteers are Always Welcome, Needed, and Appreciated!
- Senior Projects, Boy and Girl Cub Scouts-Eagle Scouts Projects, 4-H Clubs, Church clubs, Kiwanis, etc.