The Museum is designed to provide a self-guided exploration of exhibits that include a theater; a hands-on Kid’s Area; a library & archive featuring books, magazines, and videos; and the Apalousey Trading Post gift shop. Exhibits themes range from the early evidence of spotted horses in art and literature, to the relationship between the Appaloosa and the Nez Perce Indians, to the highlights of the modern Appaloosa Horse Club.
Located in Moscow's historic neighborhood, the McConnell Mansion is an architectural and historic landmark. William J. McConnell, leading merchant, prominent Republican, and Idaho Governor from 1887 to 1893, built the house in 1886. On the main floor of the house are historic rooms interpreted in different time periods from 1900 to the 1930s. The second floor contains the restored master bedroom and exhibits, including hands-on activities for young visitors. During warm weather, visitors are invited to relax and enjoy refreshments in the backyard garden. The Museum Store carries books on local history, Lewis and Clark books and souvenirs, walking tour brochures, games and toys, and gifts and cards in a Victorian mode. The mansion is open for tours Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Nez Perce National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park comprising 38 sites located throughout the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington which are the traditional aboriginal lands of the Nez Perce people.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has been a place that expects more from itself, more from its students, more from knowledge and more from life. The University of Idaho is where students come to succeed and learn to lead. At our main campus in Moscow, Idaho – and our centers throughout the state –students find many opportunities to share in our community and culture.
Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 26,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington’s original land-grant university, with a mission of improving quality of life.
The Bill Chipman Palouse Trail is a 10' wide, 8 mile path along an abandoned railroad line, with 13 bridges crossing Paradise Creek. Ride your bike or rollerblade all the way to Moscow! Take a walk, jog, or get out in your wheelchair and enjoy the Palouse.
The Latah County Fair Board is committed to producing a successful Fair, encouraging appropriate use of facilities, and exploring ways in which the Fairgrounds can serve educational and entertainment needs of our community.
Idaho Repertory Theatre is the UI Department of Theatre Arts’ professional theatre company in residence. This year, IRT has a lot to be thankful for. We're celebrating our 60th year on the Palouse, and we're proud to commemorate this historic year with a full season of theatre!
Rendezvous was started in 1983 by the City of Moscow and the Moscow Arts Commission in response to citizens’ requests for a summer music festival. After several years, the event became so successful that the Moscow City Council recommended that it be separately organized and operated. In 1990, Rendezvous in Moscow, Inc. was formed as a private, non-profit corporation.
Artisans at the Dahmen Barn is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that cultivates creativity on the Palouse by providing studio space for artists to work in and sell their creations, a place for local artists and fine craftspeople to sell their work on consignment, a venue for local performing and exhibiting artists, and creative experiences for children and adults through classes and workshops.
The 18-hole "Moscow Elks" course at the Moscow Elks Golf Course facility in Moscow, Idaho features 3,139 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36 . The course rating is 36.4 and it has a slope rating of 122. Moscow Elks golf course opened in 1925. Barbara Heimgartner manages the course as the Golf Secretary.
In early 2010, Paradise Creek Brewery was born in Pullman’s Old Post Office building. Our ales & lagers are crafted in the basement with some of the finest malts and Yakima hops we can get our hands on. From the fan-favorite Dirty Blonde to the hop-bomb Over The Hop to our creamy and roasty Sacred Cow Milk Stout, the variety of seasonal and perennial ales flowing from our taps will make the most demanding beer lover squeal like a sorority girl.
Located in the small college town of Moscow, Idaho Camas Prairie Winery is Northern Idaho’s oldest production winery. Visit our tasting room at 110 South Main Street where we offer a great selection of wines ranging from sparkling to table wines and honey meads. Try any 5 wines for just $1 in our tasting room open from 12 - 6:30PM Monday through Saturday or have our wines shipped directly to your door by ordering online today!
Moscow, Idaho is the Heart of the Arts. As an integral part of the community, BookPeople's mission is to serve readers and writers of all ages with a handpicked selection of great books, a variety of events, and an inspiring place in which all are welcome.
Head Cowgirl Marilyn Lysohir founded Cowgirl Chocolates in 1997. Her two favorite things in the world are art (she has a notable career as a ceramic sculptor) and chocolate. In fact her first job was working in a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania. Marilyn mingled some favorite memories with some new ideas to create an American original, Cowgirl Chocolates...chocolates with a spicy cowgirl kick. She was the pioneer, one of the first companies to offer spicy chocolates in the world.