Winefest Club!

Enjoy Winefest all year long! Join the Winefest Club!

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.

AIKO Dance School

Finally perfect your jotas and jautzis. Take live classes and explore hundreds of traditional Basque dance lessons, all from the comfort of your home. This online platform is the first of its kind, and makes learning Basque dance available to anyone.

VISIT THE MUSEUM

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Wednesday, Nov 25|4:42 am

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

Events

Holiday Sale!

12:00am - 11:59pm

Join us Nov. 7 - Dec. 3, online or in-person for our annual Holiday Sale! Click on the event for more details.

Winefest Club PICKUP

11:00am - 4:00pm

Basque Museum

Pickup your Winefest Club Membership wines on these dates!

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Exhibitions

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.

Estereoskopiko

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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Resources

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.

Learn

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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Collections & Research