Places to Try VR in Idaho

By May 19, 2017Education

Are you looking to try VR?  There are multiple locations in Idaho where you can experience VR (some locations are even free!)  Know of a location not listed on here?  Let us know at [email protected] and we'll get it added to this page!

Boise Public Library! Locations

All five Boise Public Library sites have HTC Vive VR set-ups for public use! These were unveiled to the public in early March of 2017 and have been very well received.

Learn more about their program

Reserve your time slot HERE

Man trying VR - Idaho Virtual Reality

Boise Library member trying VR

Meridian Library

Meridian Library's Unbound location has multiple VR set ups including the Oculus Rift, Microsoft Hololens, HTC Vive and Google Cardboard.  Usage is on a first come first served basis.

Address:  713 N. Main Street, Meridian, ID 83642

Hours:
Mon: 8:00 am-8:00 pm
Tue: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed: 8:00 am-8:00 pm
Thu: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am-8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Meridian Library's Unbound Location

VR1 Arcade 

Vr1 Arcade is located in Eagle, ID and is open to the public.  Accessing the VR equipment does require a fee based on the amount of time you'd like to use the equipment.

Address: 1225 E Winding Creek Dr suite 110, Eagle, ID 83616

Phone: (208) 941-5958

Hours:
Monday Closed
Tuesday 3–10PM
Wednesday 3–10PM
Thursday 3–10PM
Friday 12–11PM
Saturday 12–11PM
Sunday 12–7PM

Vr1 Arcade

VR Tech Lounge

VR Tech Lounge is located in Meridian, ID and is open to the public.  Accessing the VR equipment does require a fee based on the amount of time you'd like to use the equipment.

Address: 1551 W Cherry Ln #106, Meridian, ID 83642

Phone: (208) 252-7100

Hours:
Monday 4 - 9PM
Tuesday 4 - 9PM
Wednesday 4 - 9PM
Thursday 4 - 9PM
Friday 4 - 10PM
Saturday 10 –10PM
Sunday 10 –10PM

Idaho Virtual Reality Council

We have both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in our office.  If you'd like to schedule a time to try out VR in the IVRC office, please email Annie Morley at [email protected]

Community member trying VR at the IVRC office

VR CDA - Northern Idaho’s First VR Arcade

VR CDA is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. They offer a large variety of  games and experiences.  The price depends on the time you plan to use the equipment.  You will need to book a time here.

Address: 115 S. 4th st. Coeur d'Alene, ID  83814

Phone: (208) 292-4738

Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 2 - 10PM
Wednesday: 2 - 10PM
Thursday: 2 - 10PM
Friday:2 - 11PM
Saturday: 12 –11PM
Sunday: 12 –7PM

Coeur d'Alene's VR Arcade

Bring VR to Your Home

High End

For high end VR experiences we recommend one of the following products:

HTC Vive

Oculus Rift

Standalone Headset

A great option for those who want more than the mobile experience, but not at the price point of high end VR.

Oculus Go

Mobile Options

For a more budget friendly option try one of these mobile version:

Samsung Gear

Google Daydream

Make sure you check out our event calendar to find out where we are demoing our VR equipment!

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