Old Pen Exhibit

The Idaho State Historical Society creates value by preserving and promoting Idaho’s history through a vast network of cultural and historic resources. The services and programs of the Idaho State Historical Society support Idaho’s educational curriculum needs through informal and applied learning opportunities.

As a member, engage in Idaho’s history and share your inspiring story at the Idaho State Museum, enrich your understanding of the harshness of prisoner life at the Old Idaho Penitentiary, research your family’s history at the Idaho State Archives, or explore how historic communities and buildings are preserved by visiting Idaho’s first town, the historic Franklin community on the border of Utah and Idaho; Stricker Home and Rock Creek Station in Hansen, Idaho; and Pierce Courthouse in Clearwater County. Your membership matters-- It is essential to preserving Idaho’s history for all present and future Idahoans.

Select one of our membership categories to become a member today. Students and Seniors (60+) qualify for a $5 discount on membership categories, Click the category to choose the discounted membership.
Memberships are for one year from the date of purchase. Memberships are not refundable.

Memberships make great gifts! Gift membership is a unique gift for any occasion, and it lasts all year long. All membership levels can be purchased as a gift.