National Oregon / California Trail Center, Montpelier

#7 of 69 in Museums in Idaho
You and your family will become members of a simulated wagon train headed west and be guided by our Wagon Master and live cast of pioneers whose dialog and stories will make the adventure come alive! It's a fun and educational experience for the entire family.

Tours & Gift Shop Open Daily May 1st through September 30th

Gift Shop only open October 1- April 30th, Tuesday thru Friday 10 AM - 2 PM. Tours in winter by reservation only
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  • This is a historical museum with a living history component. The museum itself is somewhat small, but the history interpreters make it worth the stop. If interested in the Oregon Trail, this should be...  more »
  • Great narrative given of the hardships of settlers as they took to the Oregon Trail--covered 1500 miles from Independence, MO to Oregon. The tour included a great simulation that put you back to the 1...  more »
  • Visited their Festival of Trees in December. Very friendly and welcoming staff and volunteers; great cowboy coffee and fun gift shop. Impressive local community support. Great experience!
  • Loved it! The tour was great! Just a smidge expensive, but we had a wonderful time-- such an unexpected treat. There is a playground and picnic area outside available, as well as a small gift shop inside. The tour guide did an excellent job answerung my children's questions. Highly recommend it!

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