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Rails and Trails Museum, National Oregon/California Trail Center
Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art ()
The National Oregon/California Trail Center offers the Rails and Trails Museum, offering exhibits that preserve and share the history of pioneer settlers, railroads and transportation, and the collections of the Bear Lake County Historical Society. After touring the museum, be sure to take advantage of the Trail Center's art exhibits and the Wagon Trail Adventure-a virtual reality simulator that allows guests to experience life on the Oregon Trail.
Visitors have the opportunity to join a simulated wagon train headed west, or they can tour the exhibits and art for free.
Simplot Art Collection of the Oregon Trail
The Center's "Travelin' West" Interperative Exhibit include authentic indoor sets and reenactors-an experience that allows visitors to feel as though they are crossing the Plains in the 1850s.
320 North 4th Street
Montpelier, ID 83254
Open from Saturday prior to Memorial Day through Labor Day. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday thru Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, Friday thru Saturday
This location was created on 2015-08-02
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