Idaho State Museum
Located in Boise, the Idaho State Museum is the state's official museum. Operated by the Idaho State Historical Society, the museum has a comprehensive collection of over 250,000 objects, which includes one of the country's largest collection of historical arms and military memorabilia. In addition to preserving and displaying items from its large collection, the museum hosts events and offers special traveling exhibitions and educational programs for schools. Over 30,000 people visit the museum each year. It has been closed for renovation and is expected to reopen in the summer of 2018.
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