Things To Do

The Minidoka entrance sign and replica guard tower at night.

Minidoka National Historic Site is located in rural southern Idaho, about 30 minutes from Twin Falls. The park preserves a portion of the WWII Japanese American incarceration site, along with some of its historic structures.

The visitor center, open on weekends during the summer, offers visitor information, museum exhibits, the park film, and a small bookstore. Ranger-led tours of the site are available on weekends during the summer, and visitors can take a self-guided walking tour of the site daily.

 
An exterior photograph of the Minidoka visitor center, a single-story structure made of wood and tar paper, repurposed from a historic warehouse.

Minidoka Visitor Center

Located at 1428 Hunt Road in Jerome, Idaho. Start here for visitor information, the passport stamp, the park film, museum exhibits, and the park bookstore.

The visitor center is open Fridays through Sundays, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

If the visitor center is not open during your visit, please check the After Hours box for brochures and the passport stamp. The historic site grounds are open year-round for self-guided walking tours. Restrooms are not available when the visitor center is closed.

Current Hours

The Minidoka Visitor Center is CLOSED for the season. The visitor center is open on weekends from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend.

Guided Tours

Public tours are available during the summer season only. Ranger-led tours of the site are offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am when the visitor center is open. Tours are free and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet at the visitor center. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Bring water, sun protection, and comfortable walking shoes.

 

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    Last updated: September 8, 2022

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    1428 Hunt Road
    Jerome , ID 83338

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