The Erma Hayman House is a historic site and cultural center that shares a dignity-centered history of the River Street Neighborhood through preservation, interpretation, and culturally mindful public programs. Through collaborative partnerships, the Erma Hayman House offers inclusive on-site programs and experiences that seek to directly support, serve, and amplify Boise’s diverse community.
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.
The Erma Hayman House will be closed on the following dates:
- July 22, 2023
- September 11-22, 2023
- November 10-11, 2023
- November 23, 2023
- December 23, 2023
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.
Donations are accepted and help fund public programming, donated rental fees, and ongoing conservation and maintenance of the historic house and site. Please consider a donation today or contact the Boise Arts & History Foundation for ways to preserve, protect, and share Boise’s historical and cultural assets.