Special Members-Only Preview March 31, 2021 starting at 11am. Reception from 5-7p

Members receive exclusive access to the 2021 Featured Exhibit, Hollywood of the North: North Idaho and the Film Industry.

The Museum of North Idaho Opens for the Season April 1, 2021

The 2021 Featured Exhibit is Hollywood of the North: North Idaho and the Film Industry

Virtual Annual Meeting Apr 23, 2021 6-8p

Dr. Heather Branstetter, author of Selling Sex in the Silver Valley: A Business of Doing Pleasure, will highlight old Wallace, which was once the largest silver producer in the world. Wallace became notorious for labor uprisings, hard-drinking, gambling, and prostitution. Join us to hear how the madams of Wallace enjoyed unprecedented status as influential businesswomen, community leaders, and philanthropists, which bolstered the local economy and was openly practiced as late as 1991.

Virtual Oscars Party Apr 25, 2021

Details Forthcoming...


2nd Friday Art Walks April-October 2021

As part of ArtWalk Cd'A, the 2nd Friday evening of each month (from April-October) MNI will be open later and offer Free Admission.

Idaho Gives April 28-May 6, 2021

Idaho Gives is designed to bring the state together, raising money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits. Due to the increased need for support to the nonprofit sector, because of COVID-19, the online giving period has been extended! You can donate here from April 29-May 6.


Special Event May 15, 2021

Details Forthcoming...


Vintage Movies in the Park

  • Going My Way (Bing Crosby)
  • The Miracle Worker (Patty Duke)
  • The Three Musketeers (Lana Turner)
  • Grubstake (Nell Shipman)

Details forthcoming...

Filmed in Idaho Movies at Hayden Discount Cinemas

  • Smoke Signals
  • Breakheart Pass
  • Come and Get It
  • Dante's Peak

Details forthcoming...

Family Day in the Park June 11, 2021

Come see the Museum of North Idaho and celebrate the last day of school!


4th of July Festival Parade July 4, 2021

Robert Singletary makes Coeur d’Alene History Come Alive by wearing a hot army uniform from the late 1860s to mid 1890s on a float through Downtown CDA. Parade begins at 10am at 15th and Sherman and moves west ending at Northwest Blvd and Government Way. (photo courtesy of Stephen Shepperd)


Hot August Night Event 2021

Details forthcoming...

North Idaho State Fair August 20-29 2021

Come meet the museum staff and volunteers at the Kootenai County Fair! We're with all the local historical societies in the North Idaho Heritage Building. We have books for sale at our booth.


2nd Annual Gala: Hollywood Night October 16, 2021

Walk down the red carpet and show your glam at the Best Western CDA Inn 506 W Appleway.  Details forthcoming...


Our Haunted History October 2021

Details forthcoming...


#GivingTuesday November 30, 2021

"GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world." Details forthcoming...

Christmas Lighting of the historic J.C. White House

Brought to you in part by donations from Idaho Central Credit Union and Dr. Richard and Judy Sheldon. Details forthcoming...


2nd Annual Holiday Event

Museum of North Idaho presents a holiday fundraiser at the Fort Sherman Chapel and J.C. White House. Photos with Santa, live music and light refreshments are provided. Details forthcoming...

Robert_Float_PhotoCourtesyof StephenShepperd