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La Esquina Mexican Toy Museum

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Address: Nunez 40, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number: 01 (415) 1522 602
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Interesting!

A small, but interesting museum. Nominal entry fee. There are some entries in English which is helpful if your Spanish is like mine. Nice view of the city from the roof. Ask for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A small, but interesting museum. Nominal entry fee. There are some entries in English which is helpful if your Spanish is like mine. Nice view of the city from the roof. Ask for La Esquina to find it if your not sure of the location. It's easy to find though. I went with someone totally uninterested so it would have... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A perfectly sized museum with tons to interest people young and old. Especially loved the wood and paper mache portions of the museum. Head up to the top floor for sweeping views of the city!

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Long Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a toy museum for adults as well as children. The hand crafted toys are works of art and represent a wide variety of Mexican crafts many if which are so labor-intensive that they will be lost in future generations. Bright, beautiful and incredibly creative and intricate - a must-see stop during any visit to SMA.

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Solana Beach, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A joy! and definitely not just for children. Delightful toys from all over Mexico created from many different natural materials. The exhibits are well laid out and and have information in both English and Spanish. Highly recommended.

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Sacramento, California, United States
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a small museum worth the visit with a variety of toys and masks. The collection is varied. It is right up from the Jardin.

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Vancouver, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Had the privilege of attending the opening for La Esquina Mexican Toy Museum. What a beautiful building and an outstanding collection of Mexican toys. The displays are incredible. We weren't really sure about going to a Toy Museum but it totally astounded us. If you have the chance definitely have a look through this beautiful museum.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Do not miss this! Everything about it is delightful. The architecture and displays were subtle and professional, allowing the amazing variety and arrangement of toys to shine. The roof deck has splendid views. What a great setting it would be for a small cafe!

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Rosarito, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Take your kids to these museum a must to see only 4 dlls . A little far walking and uphill place take a taxi

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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A new museum, well thought out with gorgeous displays of varied types of toys all housed revolving around the architecture of an old building with exposed stone and skylights. The shop has some nice Mexican crafts and after traveling, we realized well priced too.

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San Miguel de Allende
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This amazing collection of toys and miniatures from all over Mexico is beautifully displayed and offers children and adults a glimpse of the charming toys made in Mexico. Many of these are antiques, but for the most part the toys are contemporary. It is a charming spot and has a great little store selling some of the toys seen in... More 

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