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Zippo / Case Museum

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Address: 1932 Zippo Drive, Bradford, PA 16701
Phone Number: +1 814-368-1932
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: ONE MUSEUM... TWO AMERICAN ICONS... THE REST IS HISTORY. We invite you to...
ONE MUSEUM... TWO AMERICAN ICONS... THE REST IS HISTORY. We invite you to visit the Zippo/Case Museum, where fans and collectors from across the globe gather to experience the rich history of these two American icons: the Zippo lighter and the Case knife. Explore the 15,000 square foot attraction that includes the world famous Zippo Repair Clinic and Zippo/Case Flagship Store. Enjoy a self-guided tour to learn the rich history of two American icons.
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Great place to visit if you smoke

Very nice, little museum (no admission fee) with literally thousands of Zippo lighters, very nice history storytelling and lots of shopping opportunities. A must for smokers if in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Jochen P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Very nice, little museum (no admission fee) with literally thousands of Zippo lighters, very nice history storytelling and lots of shopping opportunities. A must for smokers if in the area.

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great little source of local area history. Loved seeing the evolution of the industry in Bradford as well as the change in taste and design of the well know lighters.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My friend and I were camping at Allegany State Park. We drove into Bradford to buy some groceries and we stumbled upon the Zippo Museum. We decided to check it out. It was actually fun! It's free, which is awesome. We walked around and looked at the different zippo cases from throughout the years. There's actually a lot of history... More 

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State College, Pa.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Free entry and a well laid out floor plan. Can you believe they have made over half a BILLION Zippo lighters?

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Set against a backdrop of abandoned oil derricks and some old, empty houses sits this modern museum. It's a great tribute to a little piece of familiarity known worldwide. The admission free museum holds movie clips we've all seen with Zippo lighters in them, history of the lighter, and beautiful designs used through the years. The staff was very accomodating... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There is a remarkable amount of history in this museum between Case and Zippo. A definite walk through time. And the Hollywood movie clips are pretty cool too. You just thought you knew all of the famous Zippo scenes...lol

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

During our weekend stay at Glendorn we visited the Zippo/Case museum. A very pleasant surprise! Very well laid out.....full of historical information. Great gift shop items and products for sale.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I have been to the ZAC Museum many times and the staff has always been wonderful! I took my daughter there for the first time this past summer and she loved being able to watch the workers, watching the balls in the ZAC machine, finding pictures with which she was familiar in the AMAZING multi-room display of lighters from all... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This facility is really a world-class museum, and don't let the word 'museum' scare you away. It is not a "boring" history lesson. It is a little history, a little fun, and some great products all mixed together. If you are a movie buff, you will love the review of movies that includes a Zippo lighter. If you are Case... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Zippo Case museum is a cool place to check out. I took the kids on a Saturday morning just to take a look around. There were many items on display from an American flag made out of Zippo's to a Zippo that saved a soldiers life. The display of different Case knifes were also very interesting. They even have... More 

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