The Pez Museum in Burlingame is SO much fun! What a FUN place. I went a few years back and I couldn't believe how MANY different pez dispensers there actually are. I was AMAZED!
There is even a board that displays the HISTORY and origination of PEZ. Did you know that PEZ was first made as a breath mint for smokers?!?!?! I had no idea - Learned something NEW!
Pez candy was invented in 1927. The original little candy bricks were peppermint. In fact, the word Pez is an abbreviation of the German word for peppermint.(PfeffErminZ) Pez candy was originally sold in small tins. The first Pez dispenser didn't appear until 1950. Pez dispensers have appeared in such movies as "The Client", "Stand By Me", and "E.T.
If you ever have a chance to visit the Pez Museum - GO!