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Great little museum where the toy trains were switched on for us. Always a treat! Lots of toy and... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Oceangypsey
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Gauteng, South Africa
Chooo choooo

Great train track! With loads of old and new collectibles, from war toys to a tea set! Only R10 to... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
112tiaanl
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Great little museum where the toy trains were switched on for us. Always a treat! Lots of toy and collection cars, trains, planes, etc to purchase.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Great train track! With loads of old and new collectibles, from war toys to a tea set! Only R10 to enter into great childhood memories!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 112tiaanl
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Lots and lots of various toys for the kids to see or buy. Worth popping in with the kids when in Simon's Town.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AlistairG83
Reviewed June 29, 2018

On entering this museum, I overheard a patron’s scathing remark on being so thankful that she is not ‘a collector’. To each his own, although, we are all collectors.....even only of memories. And the memories inside this establishment cannot be explained. Whether you are particularly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

This small museum contributes to the attractions of Simon's Town with something for kids and the child in all of us. It features a unique personal collection of thousands of toys -- die-cast cars (the majority), ships and planes, working electric trains, lead soldiers, dolls...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Not really that big, don't have huge expectations if you go here. Our son who is 7 wasn't that impressed. More for adults who want some nostalgia.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NZGC
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

It is a real gem. Very special collection of train sets and soldiers and cars, not full of scary Victorian porcelain dolls. More miniature toys. Brings back great childhood memories. Enjoyed it more than expected.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kappertjie
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

There are interesting displays of toys on every shelf, including miniature figurines of soldiers with tanks and buildings which were delightful. The model train display was amazing and my son enjoyed it immensely. You won’t spend much time here but for the minor entrance fee,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 283bernadettea
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I enjoyed the visit here - Great Collection of cars and toys. Some interesting info shared with us - A must for any father & Son - The girls enjoyed it as well

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank trevor312564
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit to the museum. I think we spent around an hour there some of the time talking to Fulvio, he told us stories about some of the toys and how they came to arrive at the museum. We...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Michael S
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YvonneO824
November 18, 2018|
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Response from AlistairG83 | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to call them on 021 786 1395 for an answer.
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RupertM89
August 2, 2018|
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As far as I know it's the same owner from many many moons ago perhaps call 021 786 1395 to find out
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It's best to call 021 786 1395 to find out
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