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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

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.

Spencer Opal Mines

  • 27 Opal Ave., Spencer
  • Other Attractions
  • (208) 374-5476
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The Spencer Mine is the source of pink common opal and pink precious opal.

Artitorium

  • 271 Broadway, Idaho Falls
  • Other Attractions
  • 208-522-0471

Bear Gulch/Mesa Falls

  • Park or Scenic Area
  • 208-558-7301

BYU Idaho Planetarium

  • 525 South Center St., Rexburg
  • Planetarium
  • 208-496-3838

Colonial Theater

  • 498 A Street, Idaho Falls
  • 208-522-0471

Dinner Theater/Sleigh Rides

  • Other Attractions

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

Idaho Centennial Carousel

  • 2nd West and 2nd South, Porter Park, Rexburg
  • Historical Building
  • 208-359-3020

Idaho Falls Auditorium District

  • 425 N. Capital Ave., Idaho Falls
  • (208) 881-9585

Idaho Falls Temple

  • 1000 Memorial Drive, Idaho Falls
  • Historical Building
  • 208-523-4504

Idaho Falls Zoo

  • Rollandet Avenue, Idaho Falls
  • Zoo
  • 208-612-8470

Idaho Genealogy & Family History

  • Other Attractions

Johnny Sacks Cabin

  • East of Macks Inn, Island Park
  • Other Attractions

The Know Place

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