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
Big Astronomy The Ooky Spooky Light Show
in the Faulkner Planetarium

Teachers:
Download the new Educators' Guide to plan your 2020-21 Herrett Center field trip.

Halloween Sale
in the Herrett Center Store
20% off most items over $5
through October 31st

Herrett Forum Zoom Lecture
“Gothic Boise: Dark Stories and Sinister Places in Boise's Historic Downtown”
Gothic Boise: Dark Stories and Sinister Places in Boise's Historic Downtown

by Todd Shallat,
Boise State University
Tuesday, November 10th, 7:30 PM.

Special Event

Creepy Crawly Day

Saturday, October 31st
1:00 to 5:00 PM

Meet a variety of reptiles and other exotic critters. (Masks required and limited hands-on contact with reptiles to protect visitors and staff.)

Special Notice:
The Herrett Center has re-opened, with COVID-19 safety protocols for your protection.

Effective October 5th, 2020, per the College of Southern Idaho's administration: “facial coverings (are) required in all CSI buildings, regardless of distancing, (for) employees, students, campus visitors, community members, vendors, spectators, and groups renting or using our facilities.”

Explore Herrett:
Fall Story Time

Thursdays at 11:30 AM.

Now in the
Jean B. King Gallery:
“String Theory”
String Theory

Check out our new
Video Vault

Third graders and artists combine science and creativity in the new
Creating Critters Creating Critters Creating Critters Virtual Exhibit

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

 

  Membership
  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
  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.
  • 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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