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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.
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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 Welcome
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Slideouts Allowed
Amenities
Gift Shop
Picnic/Patio Area
Restaurant/Food
Historical Exhibit
Items for 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.
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Parking & Arrival
Please park in the NORTH (to the left of the building when facing the front) parking lot as it has an entrance from Alice Street and exit on Main Street (US HW 91) for ease of access for RVs. Parking in the South parking lot is permitted but only for individual vehicles. The parking lots are paved. During our Summer months(June-August), please arrive anytime after 3 p.m. and leave prior to noon the next day. In the Winter months (October-May), please arrive anytime after 2 p.m. and leave prior to noon the next day. Other than the museum's cafe, there are many places within walking distance to eat and even a candy store across the street. There is a park on the other side of the train tracks. The tracks are active and trains pass through at least once a day.
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Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
2
Parking Surface:
Pavement
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