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Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia

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Address: 214 California Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone Number: 650-347-2301
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A trip down the memory lane of toys

It's great to see someone who has turned an obsession into a business. I remember pez from the 1950s. i'm not a collector but I have a friend who is; I bought her some samples... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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Natick, Massachusetts
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English first
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This museum is so much fun for a quick and easy adventure! The owner made a museum out of his collection for the public to view which is genius. It's great that these Pez (and other toys) have been preserved.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It does not take long to explore this one-room museum, but this is certainly a great stop. The guided tour takes 10-15 minutes and you can buy a Pez souvenir on your way out.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It's great to see someone who has turned an obsession into a business. I remember pez from the 1950s. i'm not a collector but I have a friend who is; I bought her some samples (she may already have them). The curator/owner also has collections of Mr. Potato Head, tinker toys, Lincoln logs, erector sets, frisbies, etc. and all the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I have driven past this spot a million times and wondered if it was for real or not. So, one day after I finished having my amazing facial of my entire life with Sonbol at Burlingame Skin Care (just a couple blocks walk away inside--inside Peninsula Beauty Supply, I decided to investigate the Pez Museum for myself. Of course I... More 

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Burlingame, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Easy to park in front, bring quarters for the meters and your camera, not far from SFO, quite unique!

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The name of the place say it all - if want to see Pez dispensers, this is the place. Not a large display space, but the curator is well versed in the history of the dispensers and other memorabilia. Work a stop for the pop culture history lesson. Includes a gift shop with a wide variety of Pez dispensers. An... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

How many times a week can you say that! I finally had time to actually go into the Museum part of the PEZ Museum this past week. It is a HOOT! Small, cheap, amusing, won't take a good chunk of your day and a reason to stop in Burlingame! One Half of the museum is a PEZ Store, take your... More 

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Kids enjoyed it, a short 20 minute visit...Had some specialty Lego items and of course lots of Pez items.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

still cheap and the best candy. But the store itself was very old and not modern. That doesnt really matter tho.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Been here twice, and would go back each time to support it. We need more places like this! Don't need a long visit, but it's inexpensive and you'll get a personal tour by the owner. If you know your Pez, you'll realize they have some of the rarest dispensers in existence. This was a dream come true for me -... More 

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