Natural History

This wing would house animals found in North America. These animals are all part of the diverse wildlife on display in the spectacular North American Wildlife dioramas. North America has an amazing variety of species, due to its array of ever-changing environments. Full body mounts in panoramic vistas with painted backgrounds.

Sanctuaries and preserves play an important role in preserving natural settings for all kinds of wildlife. This collection of scenes highlights several of these special places across this hemisphere. Full body mounts in panoramic vistas with painted backgrounds.

Botany is the study of plant life and a branch of the science Biology.  Displayed here throughout the various Natural History exhibits are various forms of plant life and information explaining its importance to the overall success of animal life.

About The Museum

The Northwest Science Museum
of Boise is a 501(c)3 non-profit
educational museum chartered
for the purpose of researching
and displaying scientific
evidence for creation.

Visitor Center

NWSM Vision Center
1215 N. Galleria Dr.
Nampa, ID 83687

Note: This is NOT a 
mailing address.

Center Hours

Sunday: By Appointment
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri :12pm - 4pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed
Other Times: By Appointment

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