Metropolis, Illinois: Super Museum

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Address:
517 Market St., Metropolis, IL
Directions:
Downtown, just north of Superman Square, on the southwest corner of W. 6th and Market Sts.
Hours:
Daily 9-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
618-524-5518
Admission:
Adults $8.
RA Rates:
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Super Museum.

Super Museum

The Super Museum, life's work of Jim Hambrick, displays over 70,000 items relating to the Superman saga, from his first appearance in comic books.

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Superman's Hometown.

Superman's Hometown

Metropolis is the the self-proclaimed "Hometown of Superman," celebrating its local hero every possible way it can.

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Outside the Super Museum.

Super Museum

Far be it from me to disparage anything to do with the Man of Steel, but the Super Museum was a super disappointment. In my humble opinion it's as if they got off to a good start but then just gave up. A lot of the vintage memorabilia, radio and comics artifacts, TV and movie props and costumes are awesome... but unfortunately overshadowed by a lot of non-awesomeness. Imagine an overstuffed, partitioned off antique mall where you can't find anything because everything else is in the way.

But please do visit! Don't shy away! Support Metropolis! Just know what you're getting into. It's like shuffling through somebody's super-sized junk drawer.

[Mike Gassmann, 09/12/2020]

Super Museum.

Super Museum

There is parking in the casino parking lot if you have a larger rig.

[Rick Sare, 05/02/2019]

Statue on Super Museum.

Superman Statue - Leaping

Superman stands in downtown Metropolis Illinois. The town has adopted him and has several Superman and comic related events every year. There is a Superman Museum and the Americana Museum in town. Great place to visit!

[Erik, 08/10/2011]

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Vietnam Veterans Museum, Calvert City, KY - 23 mi.

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