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On the road in Idaho, getting swept up in the Museum of Clean

Don Aslett's museum in Pocatello is a sweeping look at the history of cleanliness

Article by By Claire Martin: The Denver Post Travel, Special to The Denver Post. View original article here.

POCATELLO, Idaho — We never would have known about the Museum of Clean if it hadn't been for a single billboard, nearly lost in a thicket of other signs flanking Interstate 15 as it threads north from Salt Lake City.

"Museum of Clean! Really?" I said to my daughter, Tessa, who had seen the same sign. She rolled her eyes — she already assessed it as the sort of improbable attraction I find irresistible — but nodded. I stepped on the gas.... Continue Reading

 

Don Aslett shows a visitor the pre-electric, hand-pump vacuums on display at his Museum of Clean in Pocatello, Idaho.
Don Aslett shows a visitor the pre-electric, hand-pump vacuums on display at his Museum of Clean in Pocatello, Idaho. (Claire Martin, Special to The Denver Post)