Txak Talk - Online Wine Tasting

A special preview of "Txak on the Block", join us for a presentation by expert Dr. Lesh while enjoying a bottle of Txakoli wine from the Basque Market.

Summer Hours - Come in!

New Date - October 24

Our Benefit Dinner & Auction has been postponed to October 24. Click the link for more info.

Basques in California

Now open! Explore the deep roots of Basques within California's history, from explorers to modern times.

Boise's Basque Immersion Preschool

A group of parents and educators with pride in the Basque heritage and a desire to see their children, as well as generations to come, learn the Basque language, made that dream a reality.

Explore Our Collections

Explore collections of Basque artifacts representing thousands of years of rich history and culture. The Basque Museum & Cultural Center brings to life the triumphs and struggle of the Basque people with many stories from the U.S. as well as their homeland.


Saturday, Aug 8|6:32 am

The Mission of the Basque Museum & Cultural Center is to preserve, promote, and perpetuate Basque history and culture.


Happy Hour: What is the North American Basque Organization?

6:00pm - 7:00pm


Grab your favorite beverage and join us as we meet Philippe Acheritogaray, president of the North American Basque Organization, or NABO. Maybe you have heard of NABO before, or maybe this is the first time, but discover how NABO makes an impact in your community in this online presentation.

Txak Talk: Tasting and Online Presentation

6:00pm - 7:30pm


Join us for this "teaser" online preview of our much anticipated, and much delayed, event "Txak on the Block"! Learn a bit about what makes this delicious Basque wine so unique during an interactive online presentation, while enjoying a bottle from the comfort of your own home.

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Cyrus Jacobs/Uberuaga House

The Jacobs family home began being used as a Basque boardinghouse in 1910 and functioned in that capacity until 1969. First rented by the Galdos, Bicandi, and Uberuaga families, it was finally purchased by the Uberuagas in 1928 for the sum of $2,000.

Basques in California

Basques in California is now open! Visit our gallery to learn about the Basque history of California.


Our popular exhibit, Estereoskopiko is back and now open to the public! The exhibit features stereoscopic photographs taken a century ago by photographer, Jesús de Echebarria. With the use of 3D glasses the landscapes of the Basque Country in the early 1900s comes to life. Stop in to see this favorite exhibit!

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Boiseko Ikastola Preschool

Boiseko Ikastola features a unique curriculum that focuses on language acquisition and the development of reading, writing and math skills. Designed for both Basque and non-Basque children, all classes are taught in the Basque language, which the young students learn easily.


In June of 2005, the Department of Education conducted an education mission to the Basque Country. The purpose of the mission was to acquaint the delegation of Idaho teachers with the culture and history of the Basque Country and to reinforce the linkages that continue to connect families and communities in the Basque Country to the State of Idaho.

Language Classes

The Basque Museum & Cultural Center offers classes in Euskara, the Basque language.

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