History is said to repeat itself and it is for this reason that it is important to learn as much about it as one can. There have been leaders in history that have left their mark for better or for worse. Some names are forever etched in our minds from history class because of the impact those individuals made on the world. Some have made it a better place while others did terrible things. There are leaders from multiple cultures that stick out, and one will be a part of Idaho for part of 2022.

Museum of Idaho to Open New Exhibit

The Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls is opening a new exhibit this week, and it is the first of its kind. Opening this Saturday, January 22 will be the first Asian exhibit in the history of the museum. They will have an interactive and live-performing Genghis Khan exhibit, and it will run until September 5 of this year. 

What Will The Exhibit Offer?

Credit: Belgutei on Unsplash
Credit: Belgutei on Unsplash

The Genghis Khan exhibit will be interactive, with visitors able to follow the life of different individuals during that time frame and how it was being part of the Mongol empire. There will be Mongolian musicians playing traditional music every day for the exhibit. It will focus on the largest land empire ever established and illustrate the brutality in which Genghis Khan lead. There are 13th-century weapons, jewelry, and items from that time on display. 

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Prices for the Museum of Idaho are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $11 for children aged 4-17 or anyone with a valid college id. For anyone fascinated by history, Mongolian culture, or looking for something to do on a weekend, head to the Museum of Idaho and enjoy Genghis Khan before he moves on. Don't wait too long and miss out on this awesome exhibit. 

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