Discover the impact the humble potato has had on the survival of New Brunswick’s early settlers and how important it is to the economy of the Province today.
Explore the interactive displays for interesting insights into the potato’s history, the industry, the science and the hard work of the people who strive to put the best potatoes possible on your dinner table.
Take our new Experiential Tour and experience hands on the cutting and planting of seed potato, the difficulties in moving a 165 lb barrel of potatoes and hand cutting french fries. Finish your tour with a serving of hot fries.
Let our trained staff be your tour guides during your fun filled visit. Nestled in the picturesque St. John River Valley, POTATO WORLD is 2 acres of state of the art hands-on displays, educational video theatres, antique machinery and a potato variety garden.
We are also the home of the Potato World Hall of Recognition, acknowledging the contributions of New Brunswickers to the potato industry.
POTATO WORLD is located in the French Fry Capital of the World, Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick, just off the Trans Canada Highway at exit 153 on highway 110.
Monday - Wednesday 9-4pm
Thursday and Friday 9-7pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed
Due to Covid-19 our hours have adjusted to the above hours for the season 2020.
COVID 19 SUMMER PROMOTION!
Come out and enjoy a guided tour from our summer students and receive FREE sample fries at the end of the tour. This is available Monday-Friday 2pm-4pm.
POTATO WORLD is fun for the whole family and includes exciting, educational hands-on displays both inside and out. Come and enjoy some of New Brunswick’s favourite potato recipes at the Harvest Café.
Admission: Self Guided or Guided at no extra cost
Students under 18: $3.00
Family rate: $16.00
Group rates are available/Bus Tours Welcomed
Site is wheelchair accessible.