The Jerome County Historical Society was established in 1981. The Museum is located in the original Southern Idaho Railway Depot
at 212 East First Street, east of the Post Office. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 1 pm to 5 pm except holidays
and Live History Day. Museum office 208-324-5641. Exhibits include North Side irrigation project, agricultural replicas and photos,
and early photos of the communities of Jerome County: Jerome, Eden and Hazelton. Artifacts of everyday life in households, schools
and military from 1907 when the city of Jerome began to the 1960s. A large exhibit of the history and artifacts of the Minidoka
Japanese-American relocation camp, just east of Jerome, from 1942 through 1945: known locally as the Hunt Camp. Available at the
Museum are bound North Side News weekly papers from 1908 to 2008, historical books of the County, area family stories, written
documents some with video to view. Documentation of all obituaries of Jerome County residents, and other historical maps and documents
Goals And Objectives Of The Jerome County Historical Society:
To bring together those people interested in Jerome County history.
To promote interest in, concern for, and appreciation of our heritage.
To investigate and preserve Jerome County memorabilia.
To establish a museum and oral history library concerning Jerome County.