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Idaho Potato Museum

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Neat little slice of Americana

Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised by all the information about potatoes, lol. Lots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim M
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Good for potato heads!

We actually diverted from our planned route as thanks to Idaho interstate 80mph speed limit we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jacobyte
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SC
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130 NW Main St, Blackfoot, ID 83221-2239
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very cool and has a lot of really interesting history about Idaho and the Potato. If you are ever in the area it is a small fee and only takes a little bit of your time to really understand how Idaho came...More

Thank Javin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Idaho Potato Museum is a real gem. Really informative. And they don't take it that seriously. You can also see the world's largest potato crisp there. It's pretty big. The kids also got Idaho Potato pins for free.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family reunion group of 20 folks visited this awesome museum one afternoon two weeks ago. All the displays and information was very well presented and in the video room you had a choice of four films to watch. All very educational. Especially the one...More

1  Thank joy12Blairsville_GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to see what the Idaho potato is all about. The employees are so wonderful there! Well worth the trip! you even get free hash browns to take home!

1  Thank momtks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised by all the information about potatoes, lol. Lots of stuff I never knew. Well worth a little detour of the beaten path to the parks.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually diverted from our planned route as thanks to Idaho interstate 80mph speed limit we where ahead of schedule. It was a fun place to visit, very welcoming museum staff and lots of clear info (movies) in a converted vintage railway station. Good gift...More

Thank jacobyte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great experienced visiting the Idaho Potato Museum, We've learned more about potatoes, things you never really pay attention to, but it's good for the kids to visit and adults as well. We even ate baked potatoes at their restaurant after the tour....More

Thank FLORIAN M
Reviewed June 12, 2018

$4 is a small price to pay for what is one of the strangest museum experiences you'll ever have. As you might expect, the history of the potato and potato machinery are involved. But then, there's more. Collections of potato peelers, mashers, and potato nails...More

Thank Brenden G
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

This is an EXTREMELY inexpensive sight to see but lacks a big punch. You can go through this museum as quick as an hour or take your time and explore in about two. There are movies to watch, hands on activities, lots of real machinery...More

Thank Nyree C
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The museum had closed but the cafe hadn’t ( they forgot to lock the doors ) they were so nice and let us take a tour. The lovely lady was so kind and funny. She gave us a lot of information. She loves her job....More

Thank Linda M
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