Permanent Exhibits

Explorers and Fur Traders: This exhibit looks at trade and explorers prior to white settlement. Created by the Friends of Spokane House

McEuen Park: which explores the transformation of the area located at the base of Tubbs Hill from a highly industrialized area to recreational uses.

The Mullan Road: commemorating Idaho’s first road constructed over the Fourth of July Pass.

The Scandinavians Settled Here: looks at the Nordic influences in the region.

Schitsu’umsh, “The People Who Were Discovered Here:” gives a glimpse into the life of the Coeur d’Alene Indians through beadwork, tools, maps, stories and life lessons.

When the Mountains Roared: features stories and graphics about the 1910 fire that destroyed millions of acres in Idaho and Montana.

Steamboats: The original signal bells and steering wheel from the steamboat “Flyer” are exhibited along with photos and artifacts from steamboats which cruised Lake Coeur d’Alene.

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New Permanent Exhibits Forthcoming (In Our New Building):

The new exhibits will be fully immersive and interactive explorations of the waters of North Idaho and how the system of lakes, rivers, and aquifer determines our livelihoods - past, present and future.