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The Toy Museum

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Address: Jirska, 6, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420-224372294
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The second-largest exhibition of toys in the world. The collection...
The second-largest exhibition of toys in the world. The collection includes toys from all over the world, spanning from ancient Greece to the present.
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Nice collection

11 show rooms of toys from all eras. variety of toys in each theme. i liked especially the collection of medical corps soldiers. there also very large collection of Barbie... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I won't tell you much and I won't share any photos. You should really discover this place on your own. I can tell you this: my entire childhood flashed before my eyes!

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Beersheba, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

11 show rooms of toys from all eras. variety of toys in each theme. i liked especially the collection of medical corps soldiers. there also very large collection of Barbie including the first models. nice!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Walking up past the two guards, we easily found the toy museum and this was on my list of visits, not so much my wife's, as she was concerned I’d take photos of every toy. There were loads of stairs inside, to get up to the museum level, not what we wanted after the hill we’d just walked up. Admission... More 

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Paris
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212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We went there without having planned it before and because we were passing by the sign. In fact, it turned out to be extremely interesting; much more than the Golden Lane closely and that is more well-known. There are hundreds of toys and figurines on 2 floors, and we really enjoyed spending 1 hour in the museum. The ticket only... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

As a huge fan of old toys I was so excited by the collection the museum had. I was especially excited to see the very old set of "wizard of oz" dolls!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Loved seeing the toys of my childhood and more!!! Staff woman (manager? owner?) was terribly mean to my daughter. We were short on $$ so I went in to enjoy while my daughter had kindly planned to sit or stand just inside the door - 3 floors down with no view of the museum - to keep warm. The woman... More 

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Flesherton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A fun place to revisit your youth. Rooms of themed collections, train station, dolls, ships, largest Barbie collection ever. Tinker toys, wind up toys, meccano – whatever you played with as a child (or your grandparents) will be there. 30Kr. for seniors and you can peek down onto Golden Lane! Not sure if it has an elevator but as it... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

As a Barbie fan, I was more than delighted when I discovered this Toy Museum on the castle grounds. On the top floor, there is an exposition devoted to the 50th anniversary of Barbie. In particular, they have a human-sized Barbie doll which is a great photo-opportunity for anyone that grew up with the doll. They have a broad collection... More 

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Miami, Florida
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203 reviews 203 reviews
23 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Some of the displays here are wonderful and others are very average. Its a Museum of Toys and they have some historic stuff here no question..... Its worth the price of admission ,but it could be so much better.

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Kumrovec, Croatia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Although this museum for its wealth of material ( toys), the second largest in the world, the impression is that the toys should in large part be restored and re-define what is actually representative of that, and what is not. In addition it would be desirable to design their new presentation.

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