The Basque Museum offers a variety of experiences for teachers and their students to come learn about Basque history and culture. Tours cover Idaho State Standards such as Idaho History, Immigration, and Social Studies subjects. The museum is also proud to now offer Workshops, exploring topics more in depth with hands on activities. You can find all the information you need to book your tour in the School Tour Request Form below.
To request a school trip to the Basque Museum, please download and email the completed School Tour Request Form to firstname.lastname@example.org or send by mail to:
Basque Museum & Cultural Center, 611 Grove St, Boise, Idaho 83702
If you have any questions, feel free to call the Education Programs Specialist at 208-343-1848 or email at email@example.com
Visiting the Basque Museum? Allow the Basque Market to provide flavors and aromas from the Basque country to enrich your student’s experience. Located just across the street from the Basque Museum, the Basque Market is both a convenient and delicious way to enrich your Basque Block experience.
Individual School Lunches: $5
Includes 1/2 sandwich, 3 croquetas, and grapes. Sandwich choices: Chorizo Pamplona, Olive Tapenade, or Roasted Solomo (pork loin).
Add a bottle of water: $1
*Please inform the Basque Market of any food allergies
Check out “Foreign Land: My New Life in Idaho” trunk for in-class or at-home learning!
This Educational Trunk is full of fun ways to learn about the basque culture through hands on objects and fun activities. This trunk is best suited for 3rd and 4th grade classrooms, but is fun for all ages!
To check out a trunk, please arrange with a call to the Museum’s Education Coordinator at 208-343-1848. Reservations can also be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Basque Museum hosts educational event for the public on a monthly basis. To see the most updated list of events, visit our EVENTS CALENDAR.
Some of our most common events include:
Live or Virtual Cooking Classes
If you have a topic you would like to learn more about, let us know!
Contact the Museum if you wish a staff member to present to your school or organization, either “on” or “off-site.” Do you want to bring your students to the Museum for a focused lesson, such as music or dance or language? Do you have a group that would like to learn about a specific topic, such as “how did the Basque come to Idaho?” Call us at 208-343-1848 to develop a great lesson.
The Basque Museum has a wide range of online resources available for teachers and families to learn more about different subjects about Basque history and culture. These resources are available through the Smithsonian Learning Lab. Click on the link below to explore what the museum has to offer on subjects such as Basque food, music, and sports.
If you have pictures visiting the Basque Museum or of any special basque projects you have completed, show us by tagging us on facebook or instagram by using @basquemuseum or #basquemuseumboise
We love to see your work!