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Zurich Toy Museum

Fortunagasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 (0)44 211-93-05
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As featured in Zurich for free and 2 other guides
Ranked #43 of 78 attractions in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: A collection of Swiss toys from throughout history.
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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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Zurich, Switzerland
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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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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Very difficult to find, look for the camera store. The museum is SMALL and VERY hot. Nice collection of toys but I wanted more details. The toys are nicely displayed but who collected them, who manufactured them? Two 5 years olds were bored in 10 mins but after introducing an eye spy game they started to look at some of... More

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Zürich
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Sarajevo
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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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Wetter, Germany
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14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

A very small museum with selected toys displayed. THE TOYS OF THE PAST GENERATIONS WERE MUCH NICER THAN WHAT CHILDREN HAVE NOW! you'd be amazed at how detailed the toys were!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

One of the smalles museum of Zurich, it is in the attica of an old building in the old town. Free of charge.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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30 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Very small but selected objects displayed. It lakes a bit of character. A bit more details about a late owner or manufacturer would be great.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

It is very small and we had a hard time finding it. However, the lady was very nice and it is a very cute little musuem and the kids enjoyed it. It will not take too long to go through but was worth the visit.

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