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Old Time Wooden Nickel Company

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Neat Place

When I visited the Old Time Wooden Nickel Company the museum was closed, but I went inside and... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2016
Clinton, Tennessee
Not much going on...

The staff was nice enough and stayed out of your way as you looked around the small museum. I'm... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2013
Holly T
New York City, New York
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  • Average16%
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  • Terrible25%
28 Mar 2017
“a must visit gem”
25 May 2016
“Neat Place”
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345 Austin Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209-6933
+1 210-822-0552
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Absolutely cool. It was alittle drive and small. But the history and antiques inside were worth the drive. The staff member was awesome. She explained everything and answered all questions. I only was sad they were remodeling and not everything was viewable. GO HERE

Thank Eric W
Reviewed May 25, 2016

When I visited the Old Time Wooden Nickel Company the museum was closed, but I went inside and looked around anyway. One of the employees was kind enough to to turn on the lights in the Nickel Vault so I could take some pictures. It...More

1  Thank rivergirl25
Reviewed March 18, 2016

I was really excited to visit this 'off-the-beaten-path' point of interest. When I arrived I was extremely disappointed that it was closed for remodeling. I had been checking Trip Advisor periodically for new places to check out, while I was in San Antonio. I feel...More

1  Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed February 4, 2015

A tiny little hole in the wall, completely worth a visit. It won't take more than a half hour to go through, so don't budget this as a complete days outing. The staff was kind and generous. They even make wooden nickels with saucy sayings!...More

3  Thank Deirdre R
Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Hours on the door said museum was open Monday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm. We showed up around 11am and the doors were locked. No sign saying why or when they would be open, so this stop was a waste of time...More

3  Thank angelsmag74
Felicia L, Manager at Old Time Wooden Nickel Company, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2015

We’re really sorry we missed you! We are still in business but, unfortunately, you stopped by while we were closed for the holidays. We would love for you to stop back by if you’re still in town, or the next time you visit San Antonio,...More

Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

This place is a running printing company and the museum inside is open during regular business hours through the week.We enjoyed a quick stop to see the vault and ended up buying a HUGE wooden nickel from the gift shop area. The wooden nickel outside...More

3  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed March 23, 2014

We pulled up to the building to find no evidence of the store being open any more. The signs on the door that were once the name of the business and the hours, had been painted over with white paint. Equipment used to make wooden...More

4  Thank susanw452
Felicia L, General Manager at Old Time Wooden Nickel Company, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2014

We are sorry we missed you! We are indeed still in business and our hours are M-F 9:00 - 5:00 CST. We do open on weekends by appointment only. Could you please let me know what day you came by to visit? Also, if you...More

Reviewed October 1, 2013

We drove around for hours trying to find this place. Once we finally found it we were greeted by super friendly staff who went out of their way to make us feel welcome and make up from the hours of driving around. I came home...More

2  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed July 27, 2013

The staff was nice enough and stayed out of your way as you looked around the small museum. I'm sure my grandpa would have loved looking at the old Wooden Nickels since he's the one who first introduced them to me. Was an out of...More

Thank Holly T
Reviewed May 12, 2013

We decided to visit to see the home of the wooden nickel. We began our visit in the wooden nickel museum there, which is really more than wooden nicklel memorabilia. Along with hundreds of wooden nickles and collectables, we found something that I really did...More

3  Thank CrankyOldGuy
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