Burger Beast Museum

Burger Beast Museum, Miami: Hours, Address, Burger Beast Museum Reviews: 5/5

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The Burger Museum by Burger Beast features well over 3000 Historical Artifacts, Collectibles & Ephemera from Burger and Comfort Food Restaurants from all over the United States. The Burger Museum houses the Burger Beast‘s extensive collection featuring everything from a 1950s Krystal Waitress Uniform, an early 1960s Burger King Menu Board to a 1970s Burger Queen Sign. You will be greeted by the smell of cotton candy when you step foot in Burger Beast's "Candy Landia" Candy Shop which is located at the entrance of the Burger Museum.
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Christy
West Palm Beach, FL158 contributions
Couples
My husband and I visited the Burger Museum by Burger Beast this past Sunday, and had the most amazing time rivaling in all of the best fast food nostalgia known to man (& woman). As huge burger connoisseurs, we couldn’t wait to walk around the museum and take in all the old-school fast foodie memorabilia.

The museum is located in the Magic City Casino behind Walls Ice Cream. Parking is plentiful, so you will not have a problem. Upon walking into the ice cream shop, you head to the back where the museum begins, and you immediately begin taking in the history of Miami’s earliest fast food restaurants, as well as the history of many fast food restaurants in around the country like McDonalds, Burger King & Queen, and In-N-Out to name a few. Did you know Walgreens was once a restaurant too?! Who would have thought !

If you’re lucky enough to catch the Burger Beast himself while you’re there, feel free to pick his brain! He answered all of our questions from when and how he started collecting the memorabilia, to his favorite burger in Miami which is currently the Frita at Ariete in the Grove .

The museum is smaller than you’d expect, but it packs a big punch! I personally enjoy history & reading every inscription, so you can easily spend an hour learning & giving the arcade game a whirl.

Before leaving, we had ice cream cones, and I can easily say Walls is my new FAV ice cream obsession in Miami. Feel free to sample as many flavors as you want. The dulce de leche was heaven sent! I also loved how the cone was dipped in chocolate. You can’t get anymore childhood nostalgia from a yummy, dripping ice cream cone surrounded by your favorite childhood restaurants. If you appreciate the history of fast food, and vintage memorabilia, I highly recommend stopping by the Burger Museum by Burger Beady! You won’t be disappointed. Solid afternoon well spent!
Written July 26, 2018
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Looks like you got the full experience, so happy to see you enjoyed!
Written August 2, 2018
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MattMeltzer
Miami, FL6 contributions
Solo
If you're into Miami history, or long for the good old days of Wolfie's and Lum's, this place i heaven. It's not only the best collection of fast food memorabilia on the planet (not confirmed, but I dare you to name a better one) but it's a look into the food and cultural history of Miami. If we define who we are by what we eat (and we do) a look back at the kinds of places that used to dominate the city, like fast burger joints, delis, and Lum's, you'll learn more about Miami in an hour here than you might have known your entire life.

Sef (aka Burger Beast) is a wealth of knowledge of the backstories of all these places, and the people who made them happen. Miami characters who were mob connected or otherwise seedy, and how their restaurants rose and fell. It's absolutely worth the ten bucks, and the trip to Magic City Casino. And, hey, if it's a good day you can always win back the price of admission inside.
Written April 23, 2017
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Coolest place ever? Wow, thank you.
Written April 24, 2017
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susu7515
Delray Beach, FL47 contributions
Friends
As my son and I are both "collectors" and we needed to be in Miami Beach, we decided to check this out. We had a little trouble finding it as it is attached to a casino, so parking was not an issue. It's small, but chock full of hamburger and other food related memorabilia. The displays were well done and I thought the signage was excellent. It really was a great trip down memory lane and the owner/director was knowledgeable and interesting. I would have liked it a little better if we had been able to get something to eat afterwards, as seeing all those hamburgers made us hungry! The film about burgers around the country was very well done! I think the price of admission was a little high, but it was definitely worth going to.
Written March 11, 2017
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Thank you and I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. We will be selling Burgers outside in our custom Burger Cart within the next few weeks so that next time you won't go hungry.
Written March 13, 2017
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Jason R
Millsboro, Delaware30 contributions
Solo
This place bills itself as a "burger" museum, but in reality, it runs the gamut of fast food from hamburgers to hot dogs to chicken to roast beef. If you can name a fast food chain that operated in the U.S. in the past 60 years, it's represented here, along with a smattering of local establishments. It's a fun walk down memory lane, and Burger Beast is an extremely friendly, knowledgeable host. For a real treat, be sure to save some time for ice cream in the new Walls parlor that serves as the museum's entrance. Just be forewarned: It's frozen treats only, so there are no burgers on the menu!
Written June 21, 2018
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Thanks for coming by and for the great conversation.
Written June 22, 2018
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Steve S
Kendall, FL9 contributions
Family
I want to take so many things home from here. I'm an 80's kid and I love the Burger Museum. I've visited several times and have enjoyed each visit and each one keeps getting better. The layout has had a few changes and new things have come in since opening.

Just a few of my favorite things: The Special release Star Wars posters and also the Star Wars glasses from some burger chains and wait till you meet Colonel Sanders. I felt like heading over to a KFC we used to stop at on the way to the beach as a kid right after. "Cubo de pollo frito" para toda la familia.

The whole family will love the Burger Museum. Go check it out.
Written August 22, 2017
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I'm glad you had the kinda visits that excite us! Thank you for visiting multiple times.
Written August 24, 2017
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Eva J
2 contributions
Family
Yes, the museum will close on september 29th on it actual location at Magic City Casino in Miami. Good news is that you still have one week to visit it and enjoy a huge, detailed and very well cared collection in this location! Don't miss it, it has an incredible admission price and it sure will bring you good memories to see all the pieces, some of them from already closed fast food chains and Cuban restaurants. Easy and fun way to appreciate history! Also you can visit the Casino right in the same building.
Written September 22, 2019
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Tom D
9 contributions
Family
When you hear museum, you might picture a huge building filled sparingly with old things you may or may not be interested in. The Burger Museum by Burger Beast is not that. This museum is a small cozy space, overflowing like a box of fries from McDonald's with nostalgic pieces that we will all recognize. From full sized Big Boy and Mayor Mc Cheese Statues statues to small regional chains this place has it all. Extra bonus if you go there when Burger Beast himself is there. He is filled with volumes of information and has no problem taking you on a stroll down memory lane. The historical stories this man has in his head are astounding. So maybe you live in Miami and are looking for something affordable to do with the family, or maybe you are from out of town and want to escape the debauchery that is Miami Beach, either way, time at the Burger Museum is time well spent.
Written February 28, 2017
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I'm glad that you enjoyed and that I could impart some wisdom while you visited.
Written March 12, 2017
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elcomelon305
3 contributions
Solo
Imagine all the places you grew up seeing on tv commercials and eating as a kid all in one place. Great place to visit to reminisce about the history of Burgers! From Mc Donald's, Wendy's, or KFC to Wuvs in Miami it's all here to enjoy. The history of places from the dream to reality! There's memorabilia from all the major players and the little ones to. The Great thing is that it's not just burgers! Come by bring the family and friends for a trip through memory lane!
Written January 17, 2017
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That's exactly what made me start collecting, hope to see you again.
Written January 18, 2017
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Mdsar
Montreal, Canada1 contribution
Friends
Hosts are very welcoming and fun to hear revive past forgotten history, forgotten youth. Lots to talk about different comfort food and chains. Thank you for sharing your passion wish us.
From Canadian visitors.
Written January 14, 2017
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So glad that you dropped in after the cruise and that you loved the place!
Written January 15, 2017
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elmagodelasfritas
Miami, FL1 contribution
Friends
Great way to touch the soul with all those childhood memories . Man it took me to another place and time. What an amazing visit thanks burger beast and magic city casino!
Written December 11, 2016
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Thanks so much, I'm glad you enjoyed it. "We're trying our best!"
Written December 12, 2016
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