Located on the greenbelt walkway of the beautiful Snake River, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho celebrates an assortment of art forms from eastern Idaho and beyond. This comprehensive guide will provide you with what you need to know to plan a visit.


Since opening its doors in 2002, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho has showcased artwork spanning from traditional techniques to contemporary trends. With its popular traveling exhibits and educational programs, it has become a cultural hub for the community of eastern Idaho.

How to Get There

Located at 300 S. Capital Avenue in Idaho Falls, the museum is conveniently close to downtown and the I15 exit. It offers free parking to visitors and is accessible by public transit, biking, and on foot.

List of Attractions

  • Five galleries featuring rotating exhibitions of regional and national scope.
  • An Art Education Center offering a variety of classes and workshops for adults and children.
  • The attractive sculpture garden outside the museum overlooking the Snake River.
  • A museum store offering a selection of unique gifts and artwork from local artists.

Ticket Information

General admission to The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho is $4. Seniors (age 60+) are $3, and youth (6-18) are $2. Children under 5 and museum members are free of charge. The museum also offers free admission on the first Saturday of each month.

Tips for Visiting

  • Check the museum’s website for current exhibits and workshops you might be interested in.
  • Always inquire if photography is allowed, as it can vary by exhibition.
  • Plan to spend an hour or more depending on personal interest and the current exhibits.
  • Remember that the museum store is a great place to find unique, locally made gifts.
  • Dress in layers, as galleries can sometimes be cool to protect the artwork.

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