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).

Debuts October 3rd
Space Oases
in the Faulkner Planetarium.

Herrett Forum Lecture
“The Idaho Constitution, the Rule of Law and American Democracy”

October 2023 Herrett Forum Lecture
by David Adler
in the Rick Allen Room
Tuesday, October 10th, 7:30 PM

Now Showing — All New
The Dark Side of the Moon - 50 Years in a Heartbeat
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM
in the Faulkner Planetarium.

Now in the Jean B. King Gallery:

“Echoes of Inanimate Voices” multimedia works by Veiko Valencia

Echoes of Inanimate Voices by Veiko Valencia
through November 25th, 2023

Telescope Viewing

Partial Solar Eclipse

Simulated views of the Oct. 14, 2023 partial solar eclipse from Twin Falls.
Saturday, October 14th, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Observe the Moon Night

in the Centennial Observatory
Saturday, October 21st, 7:30 to 9:30 PM

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 27th, 2024)
  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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