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Idaho Potato Museum: Spud-tacular History & Bites
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Blackfoot, ID
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Max Rig Size
Over 45 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
2
Same Day Requests
Yes
About
Immerse yourself in agricultural wonder as you park your RV in the shadow of a historic train depot turned potato paradise. Celebrate the humble spud's rise to fame at this unique museum, where the legacy of Idaho's most famous crop comes to life. RV camping enthusiasts seeking a taste of local heritage will find no better stop to peel back the layers of the region's economic cornerstone. Within these storied walls, embark on an enlightening self-guided journey through interactive exhibits that slice through the heart of potato history. Learn about the earthy roots of Idaho's economy and the immense impact this tuberous treasure has on the local lifestyle. Your adventure through time is seasoned with fascinating facts and topped with engaging displays that promise a fulfilling experience for curious minds of all ages. After feasting on knowledge, treat your taste buds at the on-site caf where the star of the show is, without a doubt, the Idaho potato itself. From savory bites to decadent treats, discover why this starchy sensation is cherished far and wide. Fuel your RV camping trip with a dash of education and a hearty helping of culture at this one-of-a-kind museum. Embrace the spirit of Idaho's agricultural prowess and leave with a newfound appreciation for the potato, making your stay in the scenic Bingham County uniquely delicious and insightful.
Opening hours
Monday
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suitability
Pets Allowed
There is a park behind the Idaho Potato Museum excellent for giving your pet a chance to stretch his/her legs. Please pick up any dog "droppings." You can dispose of it in the museum's outside bin in the south parking lot.
Generators Allowed
During the summer season, there may be up to three campers in the parking lot. You will work it out with your camping neighbors as to when and how long to run your generators, so you don't disturb each other.
Slideouts Allowed
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Amenities
Gift Shop
Picnic/Patio Area
Restaurant/Food
Historical Exhibit
Items to Purchase
The Idaho Potato Museum offers a self-guided tour through the museum; a cafe that serves baked potatoes, fries, and other potato-themed foods; and a gift shop. The museum is located in Blackfoot's historic district. There are some lovely restaurants within walking distance, murals, a historic post office with an interior mural painted by Andrew Standing Soldier, and a delightful candy store across the street that serves homemade fudge.
House Rules
The parking lot is a parking lot. It is located next to live train tracks and a busy road. Do not expect a quiet, isolated experience. On the plus side, you will be within walking distance of the several restaurants and a wonderful candy shop!
Parking & Arrival
Park in the north parking lot toward the back. There is an entrance to the parking lot on State Hwy. 91 and an exit on Alice St.
Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
2
Parking Surface:
Pavement
Parking Method:
Pull-Through, Back-In
Check-In:
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM MT
Check-Out:
Before 12:00 PM MT
Check-In Method:
Head to Spot
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