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Clarke's Collectibles & Lunchbox Museum

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Address: 3674 Hwy 20 E, Nice, CA 95464
Phone Number:
+1 707-274-9175

The store is designed to bring a smile to your face which everyone needs...

The store is designed to bring a smile to your face which everyone needs now a days. Customers say it is like going back in time. As you find something to spark a great memory as a child. It was kind of a goal to do that very thing to people. It features a museum of 750 Lunchboxes plus one of the LARGEST Generic Vinyl Cases COLLECTION in USA, shelves filled with lunch boxes, bobby soxer ponytail accessories, cards, action figures, 8 track tapes, carnival items, front strike match books, Marx pinball machine games or toys, Year Books, Star Wars, Star Trek, Indiana Jones, Starting Line-Up sports, MIB collectibles and anything whimsical that we come across. Email us or call us if you want a private tour experience. We are on bus routes, across the street from a marina on Clear Lake, and right on highway 20 East between Highway 101 and I-5 North.

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Fun, Quirky "Museum"

During a recent trip to Nice, CA, the collectibles store and lunchbox museum was open Mon-Wed-Fri from 12-4 p.m., or by appointment. The lively owner and collector... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2014
Mary R
Phoenix, Arizona
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Roseburg, Oregon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Stopped by this attraction and it does not appear to be open. Located just off Highway 20 in Nice, California.

Thank craig t
Deb C, Owner at Clarke's Collectibles & Lunchbox Museum, responded to this review

First off, I am sorry for any inconvenience that occurred from my not being open on the day you came by my museum. Due to a medical condition, I can only be open a minimal amount of time. If you came by on the weekend or a holiday like July 4th, I would not be open. The museum is open... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

During a recent trip to Nice, CA, the collectibles store and lunchbox museum was open Mon-Wed-Fri from 12-4 p.m., or by appointment. The lively owner and collector "extraordinaire" is Deb Clarke. Anyone who has been or still is a collector will appreciate her passion, and the breadth and depth of the lunchbox collection. Everyone else will find a quirky, fun... More 

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Lakeport, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

You will love stopping by the Lunch Box museum on your trip through Nice Call ahead to make an appointment. All those toys, games, lunch boxes, dolls and collectibles we grew up with in the 50's, 60's, 70's and beyond are here to rave about. Debbie's a gem...

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Manteca, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2012

I would have enjoyed coming here but the hours of operation seem to be few and far in between. She said call, I did that too. oh well

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I really am sorry that we did not return your call for a private tour or if at the time you called it said I was open. It is my fault period and actually it was what I needed to get back on track from feeling bad and getting my biz going again. It is not an excuse but I... More 

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