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Idaho Potato Museum, Blackfoot

4.2
#5 of 69 in Museums in Idaho
Idaho Potato Museum

130 N.W Main St

Blackfoot Idaho, 83221

Phone # 208-785-2517

The Idaho Potato Museum provides information on potato history, the growing and harvesting process, nutrition, trivia and educational potato facts. in addition the museum allso carries the world's largest potato chip, a potato masher collection and a Mr. Potato Head display.
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  • This is a one-of-a-kind museum, a little small, but packed with lots of interesting information and exhibits. It would have been ideal if there was a real potato plant on exhibit, maybe in a glass...  more »
  • We were on a back-end of a 7 week trip around the country. The museum is well laid out, the displays are easy to read and informative. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Be sure to have a...  more »
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  • Helpful and friendly gift shop staff. Interesting displays. Unfortunately, it seemed that they could not decide.between serious and kitsch at times. The cafe features potato goodies but was out of about half of the items listed on the menu when we were there. The french fries were good though, hot and tasty.
  • It's a fun little museum. It is very little (really only two rooms a gift shop and an ice cream shop). But it is fun to learn about the history of the potato, see different tools used in the planting and harvesting, see potato collectibles, and taste ice cream made with potatoes (no it doesn't taste like potatoes)

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