There's A Potato Museum In Idaho And It's Full Of Fascinating Oddities, Artifacts, And More
By Courtnie Erickson|Published October 07, 2021
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
There are some pretty incredible museums all across the Gem State. However, there is one that tends to stand out with its unique focus — the Idaho Potato Museum. Located in the small town of Blackfoot, this museum is home to many interesting exhibits, artifacts, oddities, and activities on all things potato. During one visit to this museum in Idaho, you’ll learn all sorts of interesting potato facts. For example, did you know that the average American eats approximately 124 pounds of potatoes every single year?