PO Box 469, 219 6th St, Wallace Idaho 83873
The elegant chateau styled depot, which houses the two story museum, was built at the turn of the century with unique brick transported from China and concrete panels made from mine tailings. Railroads have been an integral part of the mining district since 1887. In 1976, while still in business as a railroad station, the depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A decade later, after the station closed, it was moved 200 feet to make way for the completion of Interstate 90. The celebrated move, rehabilitation and conversion to a museum cost nearly two-thirds of a million dollars.
Other History nearby:
(Harrison) Crane House
(Coeur d'Alene) Fort Sherman Museum
(Coeur d'Alene) Museum of North Idaho
(Wallace) Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum
(Thompson Falls) Old Jail Museum
(Kellogg) Shoshone County Mining and Smelting Museum
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05/28 Coming to The Wallace area
Buttermilk Festival Kamiah ID April6 Learn to make butter the old fashioned way with a modern day twist, and then enjoy your creation on some fresh baked Dutch oven bread. Take in the pancake breakfast, Buttermilk Bowl bowling tournament, horse plop 50/50 raffle, variety of vendors and live music throughout the day.
Pierce 1860 Days Celebration Pierce ID August2-4 Celebrating the founding of the First Gold Rush Town in Idaho! Fun for the whole family...live music, street dance, parade, games, costume contest, ATV Fun Run, Dutch Oven cooking, craft & food vendors, softball tournament, and more.
Festival at Sandpoint Sandpoint ID August1-11 Since 1983, the non-profit Festival at Sandpoint has hosted its internationally renowned summer concert series in a casual and relaxed atmosphere at Memorial Field, in Sandpoint, Idaho. The Festival is an audience-friendly, customized concert experience without equal.
Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival Hamilton MT August24-25 Compete, play, and dance this August at the Marcus Daly Mansion.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Moscow ID February20-23 You'll see the best at this four day musical extravaganza in Moscow. The World's greatest jazz artists conduct workshops and clinic by day and perform in star studded concerts at night.