The Bannock County Historical Museum houses exhibits, objects, and records relating to Bannock County and Pocatello's history. Historic exhibit themes include trapping and trading, Oregon Trail, the railroad, medical practices, general store, the military, Victorian parlor, Japanese Shrine, photography studio, prohibition police evidence, fire-fighting, local printing, ranching and farming, a Holladay Overland Stage Co. stagecoach, horse tack, Shoshoni and Bannock ethnographic photographs and objects, local archaeological specimens, our unique donor wall, a research archive, and much more!  The Museum was built entirely with donations as part of Idaho's Centennial Celebration in 1990. It operates under the direction of the Bannock County Historical Society (celebrating 95 years as an organization!) with support from Bannock County.  We are open year around, please see Hours of Operation and Fees for details. 

The Fort Hall Replica and Pocatello Junction Village,
while owned and maintained by the City of Pocatello, are now managed by the Bannock County Historical Society. For more information about the Fort Hall Replica, please visit the Fort Hall Replica website. The Fort and Junction open to the public starting May 1st, but we remain on maintain winter hours until Memorial Day. After Memorial day the entire Historic Complex will be on summer hours until Labor Day, when the Fort will close for the season.  Off season access for larger groups (30+) or school groups may be accommodated (weather permitting) with a minimum of three weeks notice.

       The Bannock County Historical Museum welcomes your tax deductible donations.
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     Thank you for supporting your local history museum!

   (208) 233-0434 | 3000 Ave. of the Chiefs, P.O. Box 253, Pocatello, ID 83204 | bancohismus@gmail.com