Bradford, Pennsylvania: Zippo Lighter Visitors Center Team Field Report

932 Zippo Drive, Bradford, PA
I-86 exit 23, 10 miles south on Rte 219, drive past it on the highway (it is very easy to notice, day or night), take the next exit, and double back on South Ave.
M-Sa 9-5, Su hours seasonal. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Zippo Lighter Visitors Center.

Zippo Lighter Visitors Center
A well-funded company museum, devoted to an iconic product that's been collectible for longer than most of us have been alive. Report...

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Zippo Lighter Museum.

Zippo Lighter Visitors Center

Very extensive Zippo Lighter and Case Knife museum. A lot of time and money was spent -- very informative and well displayed. Bring your knives and lighters and employees can tell you all about them. My grandfather gave me a Case knife many years ago and I was able to find out how old it was.

[Britt Marley, 12/22/2012]

Zippo Visitor Center.

Zippo Lighter Visitors Center

The Zippo Lighter museum backdrop is a view all in itself. Beautiful Allegheny Mountains.

[Jen Marceaux, 09/29/2012]
Zippo Lighter Museum

The highway portion of Rt. 219 now extends past the museum (though not far). The easiest way to get to the museum is to drive past it on the highway (it is very easy to notice, day or night), take the next exit, and double back on South Ave. to the museum. And yes, I did buy a lighter last time I was there.

[Neil G. Gow, 02/28/2008]
Lighters and Knives: Zippo Visitor Center Enlightens Public

The new Zippo Visitors Center, Bradford, PA, opened in July near the company's production plant off US Route 219. This 15,000 square foot corporate museum displays items from the history of Zippo's windproof lighters, as well as cutlery and knives from the Case company, which Zippo acquired.

... [11/02/1997] Complete News Story

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