Blackfoot, Idaho: Idaho Potato Museum Team Field Report

Idaho Potato Museum

130 NW Main St., Blackfoot, ID
Downtown Blackfoot.
Winter hrs: M-Sa 9:30-5, Jun-Aug daily 9:30-7 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $6, Children 5-12 $3, under 5 - Free. Seniors $5.50
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King Spud sign.

Idaho Potato Museum

A museum that sings the praises of an under-appreciated tuber. Features the world's largest potato chip, a photo of Marilyn Monroe wearing a potato sack, and, outdoors, the world's largest styrofoam potato. Open since 1988. Report...
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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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