The Erma Hayman House is a historic site and cultural center that preserves, contextualizes, and interprets the history of Boise’s River Street Neighborhood. Through collaborative partnerships, the Erma Hayman House directly supports, celebrates, and amplifies the stories of historically underrepresented communities, past and present, through inclusive, culturally mindful public programs.
The Erma Hayman House is free and open to the public Thursdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
A site tour hosted by Erma Hayman House staff will occur at 1 p.m. during these open hours. No reservation is required.
Self-Guided Options are also available onsite through interior exhibitions, public art, interpretive signage (forthcoming), and other visitor resources.
The Erma Hayman House will be closed on the following dates:
- December 24, 2022
- December 31, 2022
Face masks in City of Boise facilities, including the James Castle House, are optional for staff and visitors.
The Erma Hayman House resides on the ancestral, cultural, traditional, and unceded territory of the Shoshone, Bannock, and Northern Paiute people.