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Lunch Box Museum

River Market Antiques and Art Center, Columbus, GA
+1 706-653-6240
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Lunch Box Museum Brings Back Forgotten Memories from Childhood

The Lunch Box Museum recently relocated to a new space in Columbus, GA. The museum consists of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jef B
Will try again...

Closed til August 1 2017 for relocation. There was zero heads up on the webpage about this. Wish we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Natalie P
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Take a trip down memory lane at this zany museum that has a collection of over 3,000 different metal lunch boxes from the 1951 Hopalong Cassidy model to 1970s favorites like Charlie's Angels and the rare 1980s E.T. box.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
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River Market Antiques and Art Center, Columbus, GA
+1 706-653-6240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lunch Box Museum recently relocated to a new space in Columbus, GA. The museum consists of a large room filled with old and new retro lunch boxes circa 1950s to the present, and perfectly captures the pop culture zeitgeist of the past 70 years:...More

Thank Jef B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Closed til August 1 2017 for relocation. There was zero heads up on the webpage about this. Wish we had known before we got there. We heard about this place from the GA traveler tv show. We don't know when we'll be back in the...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I couldn't believe that our trusted GPS was bringing us to the correct location when we pulled off the street into what appeared to have been a farmer's market at some earlier time in it's life. Passing several junky locations and traveling to the very...More

Thank JustPeachy4576
Reviewed 10 April 2017

VERY UNDERWHELMING. Felt like someone's cold and dank garage. No info on year first made or what inspired it.

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A con man sitting upon his barber shop throne presiding over his house of scraplike he is some lord of antiquity. He insults his patrons and then wants you to think he's some worldly sage. Lunchbox museum? Seriously? If it wasn't so sad it would...More

1  Thank dturngren
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Had time to wander around and decided to check this place out. I was pleasantly pleased. If you've ever had a lunch box, the owner, Allen Woodall, probably has it in his collection. He has over 2000 of them and only a select pieces are...More

Thank Leo L
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I am not sure what I was expecting but this was not it. I would have enjoyed the lunch boxes had they been in a nicer environment with other memorabilia.

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Thank MEsMama
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Well worth the trip! We had so much fun looking at and reliving childhood "memories"! I had a Campus Queen lunch box and hubby had a Star Trek Lunch Box. The kids loved the Keebler Elves Tree!

Thank Gigi Woodall A
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Took us both back to our childhood.Was fun looking at nostalgic items.Spotted lunchboxes I had as a kid.The antique shop was interesting but a bit pricey.

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This is just a scruffy backroom in a scruffy flea market pretending to be an antique store. Don't bother.

1  Thank Rick H
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