Diana Tellez-Muños recommends the Cabinet of Wonders in the new Wood River Museum of History and Culture
The Wood River Museum of History and Culture has been welcoming visitors for a delightful month, and the Cabinet of Wonders exhibit has undeniably left its mark, inspiring a sense of awe and curiosity among all who have ventured inside.
The Cabinet of Wonders invites visitors to discover history by opening the doors and drawers of a fanciful cabinet that holds a great variety of regional history artifacts.
Uncover the history held within, such as an interactive vintage washing machine, transporting you to an era where the simple act of laundering clothes becomes an avenue for newfound appreciation of today’s modern conveniences. Encounter a phonograph and let the melodies of the past transport you, offering a captivating auditory glimpse into bygone melodies. Appreciate the fashions of different eras and immerse yourself in the evolution of fashion and witness how each garment tells a unique story of the cultural and societal influences that shaped its creation.
For young adventurers and budding historians, the exhibit’s interactive displays and kid-friendly installations offer an educational playground of discovery.
The Cabinet of Wonders never fails to instill a profound sense of wonder. Even after you’ve unraveled its treasures, the journey doesn’t reach its conclusion; instead, it beckons you to return. With each visit, the Cabinet unveils new treasures telling more of Central Idaho’s history.
The Wood River Museum of History and Culture and its Cabinet of Wonders is a splendid haven for enriching family time while delving into the captivating history of Central Idaho. The interactive displays easily captivate young and old alike, while kindling an undeniable curiosity that lingers long after your visit. The Museum offers an immersive experience that seamlessly weaves education and entertainment, leaving an indelible mark that ignites an unquenchable thirst for further exploration.