The Museum of North Idaho is open for the 2019 season with three new exhibits.  On display for the summer are:  New Land, New Life: Immigrants Shaped Our Region

and Keeping History Alive: a display of new acquisitions.  The third exhibit is part of the permanent collection and was created by Friends of the Spokane House: Explorers and Fur Trade.

The Museum is a repository of over 35,000 photographs from Kootenai, Shoshone, and Benewah Counties.  Permanent exhibits include The Ice Age Flood, The Coeur d'Alene Indians, Forestry and Fire Lookouts, Logging, Mining,  Pioneer Life and Steamboats on Lake Coeur d'Alene.  A 20-minute video on the history of the area continues throughout each day. 

The Museum of North Idaho in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, is located adjacent to Coeur d'Alene City Park at 115 Northwest Blvd. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am-5 pm,  April 2 through Oct. 31. A free one-hour parking pass can be requested at the Museum desk. 

Admission is $4.00 for adults, $1.00 for children 6-16, and children under 6 are free. There is a family rate of $10.00 for two adults and children under 16. Members are admitted free. The Museum Store is stocked with wide selection of regional history books and gifts. Contact the Museum for special openings and for group tours. Regularly scheduled historic walking tours with Robert Singletary will begin in June when the weather improves, but special tours of four or more can be scheduled through the Museum.  (208) 664-3448

As part of ArtWalk Coeur d'Alene, the 2nd Friday evening of each month is FREE, 5 pm to 8 pm.


  • Starting Thursday, April 11th, 2019, repeated every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


Museum of North Idaho

115 Northwest Blvd
Coeur d'Alene, 83815


Dorothy Dahlgren