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Idaho is known for them so why not?

OK, so it seemed a little corny, but why not. It actually was a lot more interesting and... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
lovestotravel2z
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Delicious and inexpensive baked potatoes in the cafe

We stopped based on a recommendation from someone we met at Grand Tetons National Park. For our... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
mvidro
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

Just enough. Just enough history. Just enough agriculture. Just enough humor. Just enough for children. This is not the project of some local citizens looking to fill an abandoned building with junk. The exhibits are professionally presented and organized. And the entire visit takes, at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

OK, so it seemed a little corny, but why not. It actually was a lot more interesting and informative, along with some of the corny -- the animated potato family being a corny highlight. And when you leave, you get a carton of "Taters for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Another of our accidental stops, but one well worth it! Lots of well known and little known facts on display about the ubiquitous spud. Wall, kiosk, film and historical planting and harvesting equipment displays and a small interactive section for kids. There are even antique...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We stopped based on a recommendation from someone we met at Grand Tetons National Park. For our entire two week journey, my friend had been dying for a baked potato, but in every restaurant, all we found were mashed, French or home fries. The cafe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mvidro
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A very small, well run museum with a potato snack bar. A cute gift shop, and a photo op for you with a giant potato. On the serious side, it's an educational museum in a small space with very good historical items and memorabilia. Thoroughly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Max M
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Just a cheap and common style presentation and information on the potato and the ag industry that has made Idaho a major ag profit center. The Idaho potato industry should buck up and put on a major ag showcase for the mighty potato industry. Check...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill B
Reviewed October 6, 2018

A quick stop in to look at the history and evolution of the potato. Probably only 30-60 minutes of interesting, but definitely worth the stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We have been driving through Idaho for a couple years now and always wanted to stop. It’s well done with good visuals, collections and audio/ video displays. It’s a few miles off the freeway, but if you have an extra hour, give it a shot....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

If you like the potato, this is the place for you. You can see the world’s largest Pringle, a “potatoe” signed by Dan Quayle, Mr. Potatohead and much more!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

It's worth a stop if you're in the area. You can be a spud expert in one visit. All sorts of fun things. A clock that runs on potato power? You've got it. Recipes and so much more. You're going to have a fun visit...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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