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).

Explore Herrett: 2023 S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In
Registration for the Explore Herrett:
2023 S.T.E.A.M. Camp-In closes on
Friday, February 17th.  Don't delay!

Now in the Jean B. King Gallery:

(multiple artists)

through March 25th, 2023

Now showing
Serengeti: A Journey to the Heart of Africa
in the Faulkner Planetarium.

Herrett Forum Lecture
“Day of Remembrance: Japanese American Incarceration During WWII”
February 2022 Herrett Forum Lecture
Kurt Ikeda – Director of Interpretation and Education, Minidoka National Historical Site
and Robyn Achilles, Executive Director, Friends of Minidoka

Tuesday, February 14th, 7:30 PM

Telescope Viewing

Close conjunction of Venus and Jupiter

Jupiter-Venus conjunction of 2016
See both at once in the
24" Norman Herrett Telescope

Wednesday, March 1st, 6:30 to 7:30 PM
in the Centennial Observatory

Free admission.  Weather permitting.

Check out our

Video Vault

 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 May 29th, 2023)
  Tuesdays 7:00 PM
  Fridays 7:00 PM 8:00 PM
  Saturdays 1:30 PM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
6:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:00 PM
  Now Showing
  Additional shows offered at certain times.
  • Assistive listening devices available upon request.
  • Open captioning available upon request for some shows.
  • No food, drink, or late entry.
  • Dark conditions and audio/visual effects may be too intense for children under four.

  Planetarium Admission
  Adults (ages 18-59) $6.00
  Seniors (ages 60+) $5.00
  Children (ages 2-17) &
CSI students (w/ activity card)
  Children under age 2 FREE
  A Herrett Center membership entitles you to a $1.00 discount on your ticket.
  *50% discount for Planetary Society members and families.

  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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