Dating back to 1903, Canyon County's first train depot now houses an eclectic historical collection. Located in ... More
Train Depot Museum
Dating back to 1903, Canyon County's first train depot now houses an eclectic historical collection. Located in revitalized downtown Nampa, about 20 minutes west of Boise, the museum offers a walk down memory lane, including 18th-century quilts, farm tools, mustache cups and an undertaker's table. Typical historical museum fare can also be found, such as railroad and Canyon County memorabilia. The building itself is also considered to be an outstanding example of Baroque architecture.
I was very impressed by the gentleman who gave the tour. He was very knowledgable. He took the time to answer any questions that were asked. It was really nice to see how things worked. I was hoping that the museum would be bigger but it was one of the most informative tours i have had.
My son is turning 3 and his daily routine is driving by this museum to see the trains. I took him inside this museum and we both loved it. Small museum but original. He loves the electric powered train set behind the original ticket counter. Lots of antiques that I have never seen before. He can see the building from about 0.5 mile away and he gets excited "Toot toot train...cha..cha..cha..toot..toot..."