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Big John Grocery Clerk

Big John Grocery Clerk

By on May 11, 2009 in Illinois |

Big John is a small chain of grocery stores that have a big grocery clerk statue out front. From what I can tell only a few are currently out there (although I am not sure how many there ever were) and many that exist are at different grocery stores or different places all together. I tried to figure out more of a history than that but didn’t have any luck....

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Super Museum – Photo Ops

Super Museum – Photo Ops

By on May 8, 2009 in Illinois |

You have to love a good photo op! In Metropolis, not only can you get your picture taken with a 15-foot bronze rendering of the Man of Steel, but you can also BE Superman! Outside of the Super Museum is a phone booth you can use to change from your mild-mannered Clark Kent secret Identity into a flying super hero. Or, stand behind one of three wooden cutouts to have...

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Super Museum – Part 3

Super Museum – Part 3

By on May 8, 2009 in Illinois |

Here are some shots of the outside of the Super Museum circa 2007. Site: Superman Museum Location: Superman Square, 517 Market Street, Metropolis, IL Cost: $3 admission, Children 5 and under free Hours: Open 7 days a week from 9am – 5pm Date: July 14,...

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Super Museum – Part 2

Super Museum – Part 2

By on May 8, 2009 in Illinois |

More photos from inside the Super Museum in Metropolis, Illinois… Site: Superman Museum Location: Superman Square, 517 Market Street, Metropolis, IL Cost: $3 admission, Children 5 and under free Hours: Open 7 days a week from 9am – 5pm Date: May 2,...

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Super Museum

Super Museum

By on May 8, 2009 in Illinois |

Across from the Superman statue in Metropolis, IL is a building that is anything but unassuming. The outside is decked in red, white, and blue comic book renderings. From the outside you might expect the souvenir store that you’d find inside, but you might not expect to be walking into a museum devoted to the man of Steel himself. For $3 you can wander the...

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