Things to see

Caldwell offers a variety of places explore! The heart of town hosts various entertainments while the wine region and outdoor sports are only minutes away.

Whittenberger Planetarium
2112 Cleveland Blvd.
(208) 459-5211
This Planetarium is located in the Boone Science Hall on the campus of the College of Idaho.

Caldwell Fine Arts

For over 50 years, Caldwell Fine Arts has brought a world of arts to the Jewett Stage. Diverse performances from Magnificat to acrobats and ragtime to Rigoletto have all inspired generations of audiences.

Our Memories Indian Creek Museum
1122 Main St.
(208) 459-1413

This museum is a delightful tour back into the past with thousands of artifacts in over 30 rooms depicting various scenes from yesteryear.

Indian Creek Plaza

Indian Creek Plaza is located in the core area of the downtown Caldwell, Idaho’s retail district, adjacent to the newly restored Indian Creek, on the corner of Kimball Avenue and Arthur Street. The Plaza is equipped with an ice rink and ribbon, the Idaho Central Credit Union Stage for concerts, live entertainment and movies, outdoor seating, and a splash pad for outdoor water play.

Caldwell Train Depot

The Train Depot Interpretative Center opened in 2008. Its purpose is to educate school children and the public on the important role that transportation played in the formation of Caldwell. The Interpretive Center includes memorabilia and photos representing the vast and storied history of Caldwell and the western Treasure Valley.

Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History

As the only natural history museum in the region encompassing southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada, The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History is the premier resource for environmental and natural history education in the region.  The Museum is listed in the “30 Most Amazing Higher Education Natural History Museums,” compiled by Best College Reviews.

Van Slyke Agricultural Museum

This open-air museum is situated inside Caldwell Memorial Park and provides visitors with insight into agricultural history. The museum features a variety of antique farm machinery, two 1864 pioneer log cabins complete with period furnishings, and a pair of 1950s railroad cars as the railroad was integral in shipping goods produced on Western farms.

Treasure Valley Family YMCA Caldwell

We strengthen the foundations of community by developing successful youth, engaging people in healthy living, and instilling a commitment to social responsibility.



Historical Walking Tour of Caldwell
This brochure can be picked up at the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce. It has 24 different types of historical homes & part of the College of Idaho history. This tour takes you back in time when Caldwell was booming with agriculture banking & entertainment.



Centennial Dog Park
The dog park is located at Whittenburg Park, near the Greenbelt and Boise River. The park is four and a half acres, according to Billingsley, and it features two larger dog areas as well as a smaller dog area for breeds under 30 pounds.

Caldwell Visitor Information Center

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Caldwell Chamber of Commerce
704 Blaine St, Caldwell, ID
(208) 459-7493
(866) 206-6944