Blackfoot, Idaho: Idaho Potato Museum

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Idaho Potato Museum

Address:
130 NW Main St., Blackfoot, ID
Directions:
I-15 exit 93. Drive east into downtown for one mile. Turn left at the stoplight onto US-91/NW Main St. Drive two blocks. The museum will be on the right; look for the big potato.
Hours:
Summer daily 9:30-7; fewer hours and days off-season, (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
208-785-2517
Admission:
Adults $6.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Idaho Potato Museum.

Idaho Potato Museum

A museum that sings the praises of the spud. Features the world's largest potato chip, a potato signed by a Vice-President, and, outdoors, the world's largest potato with sour cream and butter.

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Potato chip mutant from the Pringles plant.

Idaho Potato Museum

Great and easy stop. Bonus: we also got a bag of free taters for out-of-staters at the gift shop.

[Jen, 10/13/2020]
Idaho Potato Museum

Not far off our route (Rt. 15) so we decided to stop and eat some Idaho potatoes. Easy to find, plenty of parking, clean and delicious! My husband and I ordered the potato bar. Our sons ordered the french fries. Both were great! They also offered free ice water. We opted for the Huckleberry Lemonade. It was done in less than 5 minutes.

[Jana, 07/31/2019]

Spudnik Scooper.

Idaho Potato Museum

The museum is interesting, with information on how potatoes are processed and quirky items that involve potatoes. The cafe was a disappointment. I was expecting baked potatoes, mashed, fried, you name it. Only baked, with limited toppings.

[peaceandchaos, 12/12/2017]
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