Scottsboro, Alabama: Unclaimed Baggage Center Team Field Report

Unclaimed Baggage Center

509 W. Willow St., Scottsboro, AL
On the south side of Hwy 35/W. Willow St. on the west edge of town.
M-F 9-6, Sa 8-6 (Call to verify)
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The Unclaimed Baggage Center, where anything you've ever lost at the airport may end up at a bargain price. Report... [12/02/2012]

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After watching reports from the Today Show and other media, we made a several hundred mile trip to go to the UCB store. What a waste of gas and time. This was nothing more than a bad thrift store but there was nothing thrifty about the prices. They had very little unclaimed merchandise and a lot of cheap purchased junk. There was one shirt that my husband looked at that had a tag from a well known discount store with their original price of $19 and the UCB price tag was $29. As far as the phones and electronics, what a joke. The phones were so old and outdated and the computers looked like they had been thru the mill. The prices were almost full retail.

[Donna, 09/04/2015]
Unclaimed Baggage Center

Feels like a fancier Goodwill. There were some good finds (DD was thrilled to get a "new" iPod for $165) but it wasn't bursting with deals. Still, a good stopover.

[Jen H, 06/29/2012]
Unclaimed Baggage Center

This is definitely an oversized thrift store where most stuff is priced too high. The store is clean and the aisles are wide, but for the most part, if you don't live within the area, not worth it. Not sure what all the hype is about. Yes, they have electronics but, no manuals and no guarantees and the prices are not great. They have used underwear (they do clean them), lots and lots of clothes, jewelry that is hit and miss, lots of books. The Annex looks like old household goods and some cheesy paintings. They have a cafe that is decent, and customer service was okay.

[Kobie, 07/06/2010]
Unclaimed Baggage Center

OK, so the museum aspect of it was here and there. I personally had never really paid too much attention to the movie The Labyrinth, so the dolls on display weren't too interesting. However, the rest of the store was unbelievable. If you like thrift stores, which I particularly do, then this place is a utopia. Deals I haven't seen in a very long time. I got 4 pairs of pants, 3 shirts, and a few books for close-to-nothing.

[Jaydob2234, 09/12/2009]

And knowing those clothes came out of someone's unclaimed airline luggage makes it even more special!

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