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Idaho Potato Museum, Blackfoot

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Idaho Potato Museum

130 N.W Main St

Blackfoot Idaho, 83221

Phone # 208-785-2517

The Idaho Potato Museum provides information on potato history, the growing and harvesting process, nutrition, trivia and educational potato facts. in addition the museum allso carries the world's largest potato chip, a potato masher collection and a Mr. Potato Head display.
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  • Idaho is the leading potato producer in USA producing 13 billion pounds of potatoes per year. We visited the Idaho 🥔 Museum. Yep! Seems corny but it's very informative. Exhibits were full of info...  more »
  • The museum was smaller, but we still had a blast. Something in there for everyone including kids. The cashier, an older gentlemen, was extremely friendly, and even offered advice as to where else to.....  more »
  • Helpful and friendly gift shop staff. Interesting displays. Unfortunately, it seemed that they could not decide.between serious and kitsch at times. The cafe features potato goodies but was out of about half of the items listed on the menu when we were there. The french fries were good though, hot and tasty.
  • It's a fun little museum. It is very little (really only two rooms a gift shop and an ice cream shop). But it is fun to learn about the history of the potato, see different tools used in the planting and harvesting, see potato collectibles, and taste ice cream made with potatoes (no it doesn't taste like potatoes)

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