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Eastern Idaho has over 1800 miles of groomed trails, numerous off-load areas and quaint warming huts, as well as endless breathtaking open ridges, meadows, scenery, and wildlife. Learn More

Cultural Attractions

Museum of Idaho, Dinosaurs, Inventions, ...

Savor the history of Eastern Idaho by visiting area museums. Learn how TV was invented. Examine the effects of the devastating Teton Flood of 1976. Cower beneath a life sized skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus. Explore the world of the late Cretaceous Period, filled with huge carnivorous marine reptiles, gigantic flesh-eating fish, flying reptiles, and the biggest sea turtles to have ever lived.

The museums of Eastern Idaho let you do all this and more. The popular Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls, frequently hosts world famous traveling exhibitions. Come explore history.

EBR-I Atomic Museum

  • 18 miles SE of Arco, ID, Arco
  • (208) 526-0137

Farnsworth TV & Pioneer Museum

  • 118 W. 1st S., Rigby
  • Museum
  • 208-745-8423
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Idaho Centennial Carousel

  • 2nd West and 2nd South, Porter Park, Rexburg
  • Historical Building
  • 208-359-3020
Map The Idaho Centennial Carousel is Idaho's only antique wooden carousel. It is one of 170 antique wooden carousels still existing in the United States. It has authentic carousel music from an organ run on paper rolls, providing old-fashioned original sounds. The carousel is housed in a new building at Porter Park.

Idaho Falls Temple

  • 1000 Memorial Drive, Idaho Falls
  • Historical Building
  • 208-523-4504
Map The Idaho Falls Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is located on a beautiful spot of land overlooking the falls of the Snake River. The land was donated by the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce. It was completed in 1945. .

Idaho Falls Zoo

  • Rollandet Avenue, Idaho Falls
  • Zoo
  • 208-612-8470
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Johnny Sacks Cabin

  • East of Macks Inn, Island Park
  • Other Attractions
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Johnny Sack's Cabin is located at Big Springs, five miles east of Mack's Inn on Highway 20 in Island Park, Idaho. The cabin can be reached via a short, paved walking path starting in the campground at Big Springs. The cabin's unique location, construction, and furnishings provide for an interesting visit.

The Know Place

  • Located next to Downtown Development Corp. in downtown Idaho Falls, Idaho Falls
  • Museum
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Legacy Flight Museum

  • 400 Airport Road, Rexburg
  • Museum
  • 208-359-5905
Map The Legacy Flight Museum is the brain child of John Bagley of Rexburg, Idaho, who founded the museum in 2006. His goal and the goal of the museum’s volunteers is to give guests the opportunity to see up close and personal some of the aircraft that United States Military Veterans flew as they served our country and provided us with the freedoms that we enjoy today.

Mud Lake Historical Society

  • Located in city building at Mud Lake, Terreton
  • Museum
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Rexburg Tabernacle

  • 51 N. Center, Rexburg
  • Historical Building
  • 208-359-3020
Map The Tabernacle Building was purchased from the LDS Church after the Teton Dam collapsed and flooded the surrounding communities. This building sustained major damage. But after extensive renovation, the Teton Flood Museum opened the summer of 1982 in the basement of the Rexburg Tabernacle. Currently, the Tabernacle is maintained by the City of Rexburg.

Sacajawea Center

  • Other Attractions

Teton Flood Museum

  • 51 N. Center, Rexburg
  • Museum
  • 208-359-3063
Map This Museum located in the basement of the Tabernacle houses the Upper Snake River Valley Historical Society Museum aptly named the Teton Flood Museum because of its extensive collections of flood memorabilia including but not limited to films, photos, and other items related to the Teton Dam disaster.

Willard Art Center

  • 948 A Street, Idaho Falls
  • (208-522-047)
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