About Us

The Canyon County Historical Society is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving Canyon County's rich history for future generations. 

We Have Two Museums:

(Click the pictures for details on each museum including hours, exhibits and directions)

 Entrance Fees:

 CCHS Members - Free
Age 5 & under - Free
Youth (6-12)  -

Teens (13-18) - $2.00
Adults (19-64) -
Seniors  (65 & up)-


Special Tours

Special group tours are by appointment only. Groups of up to 8 require at least one week notice. Groups over 8 require a minimum of two weeks notice. This is to ensure adequate staff is available to provide you with the most enjoyable experience possible.
The same fees apply to participants in a tour as individuals listed.


The museum houses extensive archives of mainly Canyon County photos, newspaper clipping, books, etc., for research purposes. Researchers are asked to schedule an appointment so that adequate staff is available to assist them in their search. Mail and email inquiries are also welcome. Our research fees are as follows:
  • 1st Hour: Free, $20 per hour thereafter, plus postage.
  • Copies: Regular, $0.25 each
  • Large Documents: $1.00 each
  • Scanned Images for personal use only: $2.00 minimum each
  • Enlargements (to 8 X 10): $2.00 each
  • Historic photographs for use in presentations, etc: inquire for specific requirements and fees