The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Welcome to the Herrett Center for Arts and Science

Herrett CenterThe Herrett Center for Arts and Science is a non-profit museum on the main campus of the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, Idaho, USA.  Its purpose is primarily educational, offering programs to elementary and secondary school students, CSI students, and the adult community of south-central Idaho.  The Center collects, preserves, interprets, and exhibits anthropological artifacts and natural history specimens with an emphasis on the prehistoric American continents.

Our collections management policy and five-year institutional plan are available for review (Adobe Acrobat documents).

Now Showing
Ningaloo: Australia's Other Great Reef
in the Faulkner Planetarium

View the sun up-close and safely

Summer Solar Sessions

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 3:30
through Labor Day, free admission
in the Centennial Observatory

Now in the
Jean B. King Gallery:
“Idaho Artists” – Selections from the CSI Permanent Collection
Idaho Artists

Explore Herrett:
Summer Story Time

Thursdays at 11:30 AM.

Check out our new
Video Vault

Take a
the Herrett Center
virtual tour

of the Herrett Center

 Natural Hisotry
  • Six galleries including fossils, ancient stone tools, and Native American cultural items

Museum Galleries
Museum Galleries


Rick Allen Room
Rick Allen Room


Herrett Center Store
Herrett Center Store


  Download the brochure & form

  Educators' Guide
  Download the brochure

  Museum Hours
  Tuesdays & Fridays 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  Wednesdays & Thursdays 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Saturdays 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Federal holidays. Admission to the museum is always free.

  Planetarium Show Times
(through September 6th)
  Tuesdays 1:30 2:30 3:30
7:00 8:00
  Wednesdays 1:30 2:30 3:30
  Thursdays 1:30 2:30 3:30
  Fridays 1:30 2:30 3:30
7:00 8:00
  Saturdays 1:30 2:30 3:30
6:00 7:00 8:00
  Now Showing
  Additional shows offered at certain times.
  • Please practice social distancing.
  • Assistive listening devices available upon request.
  • No food, drink, or late entry.
  • Dark conditions and audio/visual effects may be too intense for children under four.

  Reptile Revue
  1st & 3rd Tuesdays
(excl. Federal holidays)
6:00 PM
  Admission FREE
  Meet a variety of reptiles, amphibians, and other creatures.


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