Blackfoot, Idaho: Idaho Potato Museum

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Idaho Potato Museum

Address:
130 NW Main St., Blackfoot, ID
Directions:
Downtown Blackfoot.
Hours:
Summer M-Sa 9:30-7; off-season M-Sa 9:30-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
208-785-2517
Admission:
Adults $3, Children 6-12 $1, under 6 - Free Seniors $2.50
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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King Spud sign.

Idaho Potato Museum
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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]

Museum gift shop and cafe door.

Idaho Potato Museum

The Idaho Potato Museum has special summer hours.

[Sherri, 07/04/2017]

Idaho Potato Museum.

Idaho Potato Museum

The Idaho Potato Museum has added new exhibits, including singing spuds and a cafe with fish covered with potatoes, on a stick!

[Sandra Sheldon, 09/04/2016]

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