Idaho State Museum - Senior Tuesdays

As part of precautions the Idaho State Museum is taking to contribute to the safety of visitors and staff we are launching Senior Monday weekly from 9am until 10am. During this time no general public will be admitted except those guests over the age of 60 who have purchased tickets prior.


Please note:

- Some exhibits may be closed for the health and safety of staff and visitors.

- Please limit your time in the museum to 2 hours to allow other visitors to explore.

- Walk-ups will only be accommodated if the time slot is not at capacity.

- We highly encourage visitors to wear a face covering and practice social distancing when exploring the Museum.

- You must register online for a time to visit. Please arrive no later than 15 minutes past your scheduled time or you may have to forfeit your time slot.

- We will not accept cash at this time.

Bogus Basin

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area will open for the winter 2020-21 season on Friday, November 27th. The nonprofit recreation area operates 7 days a week. Hours are 10am to 10pm weekdays, and 9am to 10pm weekends and holidays. Note: due to COVID-19, advance ticket purchases are highly recommended on peak weekends and holidays. Visit for information.

Bogus Basin, located just 16 miles from downtown Boise, is one of Idaho’s largest ski areas. With four high speed quad chairlifts, and 3,600 skiable acres, there is something for everyone.
Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain, and 165 acres for night skiing; eleven lifts and three people-mover carpets; an 800-foot tubing hill, and a 4,251 foot Mountain Coaster. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trails. Environmental education and community outreach programs serve over 20,000 individuals annually, primarily youth. Summer activities include the mountain coaster, mountain biking, events, hiking and chairlift service for hike and bike transport. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest.

Boise Art Museum

Boise Art Museum is open! There is plenty of space for physical distancing and quiet contemplation at BAM.  With the health of our visitors and staff as our highest priority, we have made the BAM experience no-touch or low-touch and have enhanced safety measures throughout the building.  We also have implemented Guidelines to Visit BAM. Details and reservations at  

Pay what you can to visit BAM on the First Thursday of each month.  BAM is open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on First Thursdays.