Basic Information

Entrance Fees:

 
A view of the reconstructed guard tower at Minidoka NHS.
A view of a reconstructed guard tower at the entrance of the historic Minidoka Relocation Center.

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Minidoka National Historic Site is located at 1428 Hunt Road in Jerome, Idaho — twenty miles northeast of Twin Falls, Idaho. Admission is free.

Visitor Center

The Minidoka NHS Visitor Center is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10am - 5pm MT. The visitor center will close for the season after Sunday, September 5. The new Visitor Center offers interpretive exhibits, a 30-minute park film, and a bookstore.

Guided Tours

Guided tours will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. (when weather and staffing permits). Keeping in line with CDC guidance, tours will be limited to 15 people to ensure social distancing measures. Please make sure to bring water, sunscreen, a hat, and to have good walking shoes when touring the site.

Visitors can walk along the 1.6 mile trail and around historical buildings, such as the barrack and mess hall in Block 22 on a self-guided-tour from sunrise to sunset. The walking trail can be accessed any day of the week. There are outdoor exhibits on the trail allowing visitors to learn more about life at Minidoka. Please be aware of safety issues at the site regarding the wildlife as there are bees, snakes, and other animals.

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial will have a Park Ranger on site on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9am-5pm PT during the summer season. For more information please email BAIS_Ranger@nps.gov or call 206-220-4237.

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial is located at Pritchard Park 4192 Eagle Harbor Drive, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 — 10 miles east of Seattle, WA. Admission is free.

The memorial is a joint effort of the Bainbridge Island Historical Society and Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association, Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, and Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Seattle, Washington, provides National Park Service administrative assistance.

 

NPS Passport Stamps

The passport stamp for Minidoka National Historic Site is available inside the Visitor Center. A stamp is also available outside the Visitor Center next to the bathrooms in an "After Hours Information box".

The passport stamp is also available at the Bainbridge Historical Museum in Bainbridge Island, WA.
It is located 3 miles from the Bainbridge Exclusion Memorial at 215 Erickson Avenue NE.
(206) 842-2773
Hours: 10am - 4pm everyday
www.Bainbridgehistory.org


Last updated: May 30, 2021

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 570
Hagerman, ID 83332

Phone:

208-825-4169

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