San Antonio: the new "must see" city for world jet-setters

Forget the Alamo. The attraction that's sure to put this Texas cowtown on the travel map is the Wooden Nickel Museum, soon to be opened in San Antonio by wooden nickel enthusiast Herb Hornung. The meat and potatoes of the museum are the 1.5 million wooden nickels Herb that has collected over the years. Yep, they're all here. You can look at the wooden nickels and Herb will tell you about the history of wooden nickels and how he found his first wooden nickel and which of his wooden nickels is the most valuable and how he went about cataloging his wooden nickels and where was the strangest place he found a wooden nickel and what's the best way to store wooden nickels and why you should never clean a wooden nickel and how some wooden nickels aren't even made out of wood and how a lot of people collect wooden nickels because it's really such a fascinating hobby.

[10/25/1998]

Old Time Wooden Nickel Co.

Address:
345 Austin Rd, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
Old Time Wooden Nickel Co. US 281 to the Hildebrand Ave. exit. Drive east to the T intersection, then turn right onto New Braunfels Ave. Drive south eight blocks to Funston Place, then turn left. Drive to Austin Rd, then turn right, then a block south.
Phone:
210-822-0552
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