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Lunch Box Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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A trip back in time

This museum is in an antiques building that also has some architectural pieces and funk. The... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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Good fun, price is right

Visited while in Columbus. It was worth the stop. The antique store it is attached to is nice as... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
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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.
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3218 Hamilton Rd, Columbus, GA 31904-8213
+1 706-653-6240
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This museum is in an antiques building that also has some architectural pieces and funk. The building is free to enter but the lunch box museum had a small fee. Totally worth it! I remembered many of these lunchboxes. The collector has been at it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yellowgeo
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This was the coolest museum ever! We couldn't get over how many lunchboxes there were and how long it would've taken someone to arrange them all!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Visited while in Columbus. It was worth the stop. The antique store it is attached to is nice as well.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jaylyb
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jef B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Addison F
Gigi A, Manager at Lunch Box Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi, We are so very sorry for your experience. This is definitely not the norm for us. You said it best, "I'm sure that at some earlier time the store looked better, but I'm afraid we caught it at it['s worst." That is so true....More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 8 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

Date of experience: December 2016
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Gigi A, Owner at Lunch Box Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi, I am so sorry you had an unpleasant experience! I hope you will give us the opportunity to change your mind. We have moved to a new and completely remodeled location. Please come see us at 3218 Hamilton Road, Columbus, Georgia, 31904. Call us...More

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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank LeoL694
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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Date of experience: February 2016
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19 November 2017|
Response from Jef B | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm not affiliated with the Lunch Box Museum.