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Address: Fortunagasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)44 211-93-05
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: A collection of Swiss toys from throughout history.

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Beautiful old toys

My daughter requested us to go here. The elevator taking one up to the actual floor where the small museum is is tiny and leaves a sense of claustrophobia. The actual toy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My daughter requested us to go here. The elevator taking one up to the actual floor where the small museum is is tiny and leaves a sense of claustrophobia. The actual toy displays are remarkable with the oldest toy ( made out of wood.....chicken pecking) is 215 years old. There are many old dolls , trains, and complete room sets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was a welcome visit after our disappointing visit to the national museum. The museum caretaker was full of fabulous stories about most of the toys in the museum. We were fortunate to be the only visitors for almost an hour and she gave us a great tour. If you visit...PLEASE ask about the story of the Barbie collection!!! As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a place you can visit in less than 2 hours & worth it. There Thousand's of toys you can see endlessly. Relive the childhood!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

There was a chill in the air and Zurich was all decked out for Christmas. The perfect time to visit the Zürich Toy Museum and relive some childhood memories. After being warmly greeted, I was given a nice introduction to the museum's collection. A good deal of it came from famed Swiss toy maker Franz Carl Weber. The huge toy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

shame , as it has some great exhibits but the surly sniffy staff ruin it all, as with everything Swiss they appear haughty and indiffernet to anyone who is not Swiss

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

the museum houses lots of old toys which reflect the lives of european in the last century. it is quite small and the visit will take only 1-2 hrs. staff are friendly and willing to introduce the toys. tourists with swiss pass can have free access.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Cost: Adults CHF4, children free. Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 14.00-17.00, Sat 13.00-16.00. This small exhibit is located off Bahnhofstrass and Rennweg. You can walk up the five stories or just take the elevator. This exhibit is split on two levels and offers a variety of small intricate ornaments. Dolls, houses, transportation means, toy games and animals all in miniature represented... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

What a small museum in a building of the old town. But how many nice "old toys" to see and discover on 2 floors! Not accessible with a pram or babies. Better to go with older children. A children corner where they can play and some toys to buy as souvenir.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Hot and boring. Had seen many of the toys before. Would have used this time for better sightseeing in Zurich. We made the mistake of going to this attraction. Kids were rather bored, and as a 63-year-old woman, I had seen many similar toys. Unless you are interested in antiques, this is a waste of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

It takes less than 1 hour to walk around it, very kind girl works in there. You can see a very old and very interesting toys.

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Address: Fortunagasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 (0)44 211-93-05
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich

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