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Metropolis, Illinois: Super Museum Team Field Report

517 Market St., Metropolis, IL
Downtown, just north of Superman Square, on the southwest corner of W. 6th and Market Sts.
Daily 9-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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. Report... [09/23/2012]

Superman's Hometown.

Superman's Hometown

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

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Super Museum

We were not really Superman fans, but loved this museum. Great movie props. Every superman item you could imagine. The store is excellent as well. Now I need to go watch Superman and the Mole Men!

[Kat, 07/01/2023]

Super photo op.

Super Museum

Fun place. A must see for Superman fans. The collection is over 60 years in the making. My granddaughter wants to go again.

[John Luther, 07/25/2022]

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]

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