Historical Attractions

The Discovery Center Of Idaho Boise

Where is it at?

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The Discovery Center Of Idaho
131 Myrtle St
Boise
ID
83702
Tel: 208 343 9895

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The Discovery Center is located on Myrtle Street between Third and Broadway Avenues on the north side of Julia Davis Park.

Where are we going today?

The Discovery Center of Idaho's try to provide experiences and educational opportunities that inspire lifelong learning and interest in science, math and technology, and that supplement and enrich formal science education through interactive exhibits, educational programs and teacher resources.

There are over 200 exhibits to get hands on with and they range in principle from physical and scientific fundamentals, meteorology, nature, energy and kinetic movement. They have something for all ages groups but to properly appreciate it it's best suited to over 3s.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$9
  • Children$7
  • Free Under: 2 years.
LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

Sunday through Thursday 9:30am to 5:30pm, Friday and Saturday 9:30am to 7:30pm. DCI is closed on Tha

Teachers corner

Field trips, outreach programs, teacher guides and more available..

I'm Hungry!

Science Cafe available..

Need a little extra help?

The Discovery Center of Idaho's facility is fully wheel chair accessible. .

Can I get one of those?

Well stocked Science Store available..

More information

Birthday parties also offered..

What people are saying?

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    Wonderful learning experience for young and old

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    I have been going to the Discovery Center for around 20 years. They rarely have new exhibits. Nothing new or exciting.

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    Very big with a lot of exhibits. Hands on and great for kids and adults. But since it's hands on it feels a little dirty. Some exhibits don't work but overall it's a lot of fun.

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    Great hands on science center in downtown Boise. A large amount of fixed exhibits with a rotating feature exhibit that changes several times each year. Located next to the park is highly recommended you make a day of your trip and pack a lunch, hit the park and maybe the zoo afterwards.

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    This is one of the few places that we can bring our kids and have fun all day. It's the perfect place for a fun family outing.

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