We have exhibits on the first and second floors
as well as in the basement and outside the Museum
See how a community sponsored ski area called Jackass Ski Bowl became the destination resort of Silver Mountain.
Memories and memorabilia chronicle the early days of Jackass Ski Bowl.
Here is a selection of hand powered appliances..
The progression from Ice to electric refrigeration.
Even though Mr. Easton only had daughters he was a big supporter of Boy Scouts. He helped found the Shoshone County chapter and had a summer camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene named for him.
A collection of Scouting Handbooks extending back many decades.
Here we find the scale that weighed all the silver refined at the smelter and group of artifacts.
See how ore was turned into refined metal and the various forms it was produced in.
Photos of early schools
Marching band uniforms and trophies
Revisit a time when elementary schools dotted the Valley.
Take a glimpse of a time when a pointer and chalkboard highlighted the days lesson.
Look back on a time when most women had only one or two good dresses.
Easter bonnets from a time when a dozen eggs cost only a nickel.
Large images are combined with the names and bios of the 91 who perished on May 2, 1972.
A story board lays out how the deadly fire developed and efforts to find the living and recover the dead.
Samples of the ore found in the Pinecreek mines.
Find out where these mines staked claims and produced valuable ores.
From dim tallow candles to bright LED Lamps.
Tools for determining if an ore sample predicted boom or bust.
Maps and photos trace the paths
See how early transport developed into todays freeways.
Minerals from around the world and local mines.
A blacklight causes certain minerals to glow in bright colors and a seismograph helps warn of pending rock bursts.
This model shows 29 levels of the Bunker Hill mine with more than 100 miles of tunnels.
The layout of seven mines from Bunker Hill in Kellogg east to the Galena just east of Osburn is shown in this unique model.
Find out if a relative worked for the company from the late 1800's to the mid 40's.
Here we have a teletype machine, phone switch board, vintage typewriters and time locked safe.