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Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia

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Address: 214 California Dr, Burlingame, CA 94010-4113
Phone Number: 16503472301
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Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia features an example of every Pez...

The Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia features an example of every Pez candy dispenser sold - now over 1000 pieces. Other Classic Toys have been added to the museum. Our newest exhibit features banned toys - including the 1951 Atomic Energy Laboratory and Lawn Darts.

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Americana Kitsch at its best

This one room masterpiece of a museum has one of every pez dispenser ever made. You can see Star Wars pez dispensers signed by the cast from the original movie. There is a 7 ft... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This one room masterpiece of a museum has one of every pez dispenser ever made. You can see Star Wars pez dispensers signed by the cast from the original movie. There is a 7 ft tall pez dispenser, models of the oldest pez dispensers, and my favorite... a whole section of toys that have been yanked off the shelf (eg.... More 

Thank shelleylyn1212
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A special, unique, and fun place that is easily accessible. They will share the story of Pez while being able to show the community things that are familiar and a path do memory row. The items they sell are hard to find and worth sending to friends and family. What a great place. Stop by!

Thank Brian C
Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Not a large place but interesting if you are into the off beat. Cheap but interesting and totally different. The owner gives a tour as price of admission and the price is cheap and you can park right in front on the street. The kids can get rewarded by getting a Pez for a reasonable price and the parents can... More 

Thank Charles S
Burlingame, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

More like a small shop than a museum, but of special interest to Pez collectors. Some old-time toys etc. which were fun to see.

1 Thank Mae415
Burlingame, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Have gone to the museum once and do not understand how this place stays open. Pez are a unique item in society and I never see people inside when I drive past it. There is nothing that I saw that made me want to return. If you love Pez this is the place for you.

Thank TheBel
san jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

If you're looking for something quirky to do, this place is it. Cost is low, quirky-factor is high. Fun with kids or maybe even a date. You can power through this place quickly; but I highly recommend taking your time and checking this place out thoroughly. Bring some extra cash to buy a few new Pez dispensers as souvenirs. Easy... More 

1 Thank msmcelligott
San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This place is an amazing collection of PEZ memorabilia. It is small though, so treat it like a curiosity shop. You will probably be in and out pretty quickly. But if you are passing buy, it is worth a couple minutes to remind those of a certain age of our childhood.

1 Thank John K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't drive out of your away to this place but, if you are in the area it's worth a quick stop. I learned so much from the man that worker there.

Thank nservanda
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

My wife & i found the owner of the Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia to be very engaging as he described his collection that has resulted from his passion for PEZ. In addition, he provides in his back room museum interesting and educational displays regarding historical items of youthful enthusiasm including Lincoln Logs, Erector Sets, Tinker Toys, and Colorforms. We... More 

1 Thank EWilsonB
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This is a small store front with Pez and Lego for sale. The owner has collected at least one of every Pez Dispenser ever sold. He also has many dispensers for sale. The museum is a small back room where he will give you an overview of the history of Pez and the many dispensers he has collected. He also... More 

1 Thank shnpan

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