August 30, 2014

What to See

Caldwell Visitor Information Center

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

Caldwell Fine Arts

Caldwell Fine Arts presents and promotes the fine arts, entertains and educates the community, and develops cooperative relationships to support the arts in the Treasure Valley.”

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

Open Tuesday & Friday: 11:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-3:00pm

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.

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.

Orma J. Smith Natural History Museum
2112 Cleveland Blvd.
(208) 375-8605

Open to the public when the College of Idaho is in session, this natural history museum houses collections used internationally for scientific research.

Caldwell Family YMCA
3720 Indiana Ave.
(208) 454-9622

Mon – Fri: 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Van Slyke Agricultural Museum
Caldwell Memorial Park
(208) 459-1597

Open by appointment only. It is an open-air museum that provides 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.

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.