Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to the NPR Depot Museum
  • 10% discounts at our Gift Shop
  • Membership card and decal
  • Invitations and discounts to special exhibits and events
  • Contributions may qualify for the Idaho Education Tax Credit and be tax-deductible
  • Recognition in our annual report


Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization

The Northern Pacific Depot Museum is operated and maintained by the Northern Pacific Depot Foundation, Inc. an Idaho all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Monetary Gifts

The Depot Museum encourages gifts from numerous thoughtful supporters that will help the museum to further and fulfill its mission. Monetary donations strengthen the museum’s endowment, provide much-needed annual income, and support its extraordinary collection and acclaimed Historic Wallace Depot and its programs.


Join the Depot’s Legacy

The Northern Pacific Depot Museum is operated and maintained by the Northern Pacific Depot Foundation, Inc., an Idaho all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. We rely on volunteers to greet our guests and maintain our remarkable collections and the Depot building and grounds.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please consider becoming a host at the museum one or two days each summer. You get to talk with all sorts of interesting people and help out the museum, too.

We also have many other opportunities for volunteers. Some require very little time. All can be very interesting. Please contact us if you have any interest in volunteering or donating your time at the Depot.

Learn More About The Routes


The Northern Pacific Depot Museum is the perfect meeting spot and jump off point to explore the trails. The Wallace region abounds with recreational opportunities. Ride the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes or the Route of the Hiawatha. Hike the Pulaski Trail. Explore Historic Wallace. Visit the ghost town of Burke. Then meet back at the Museum to tell us about your adventures! If you need directions or information, just ask! We’re happy to help.