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Kidd Toy Museum

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I'm a lover of antiques with a particular affinity for old toys so you can imagine the delight at... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2017
rrodrigues16
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New York City, New York
Banks, banks, banks, trains and toys

I am a small time bank collector. I was absolutely overwhelmed by this collection. Old time toys... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Jay W
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Jun 26, 2017
“Very Cool”
Apr 25, 2017
“Banks, banks, banks, trains and toys”
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

I'm a lover of antiques with a particular affinity for old toys so you can imagine the delight at finding the Kidd Toy Museum. It did not disappoint...what a collection! We spent about 1.5 hours there (Although I typically take my time in museums so...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

I am a small time bank collector. I was absolutely overwhelmed by this collection. Old time toys, dolls and antique Mickey Mouse!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jay W
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Definitely worth the visit. The location is a bit difficult to find and parking was a challenge but well worth it once inside. The collection of tin toys is great, although some of them may be considered racist by today's standards, they show a part...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

This museum is free but accepts donations. It claims to have the largest collection of mechanical banks. It can be tough to view some of the segregation apparent in some of the banks. Otherwise a wonderful collection that is made available to the public. Don't...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Dave B
Reviewed June 25, 2015

This private collection in a windowless office building holds one man's dogged obsession with toys and coin banks and locks. You heard, locks. This place veers from awesome to creepy all the way back to awesome. A must see. Since there are no windows, you'll...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank eug w
Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is part of a private collection, well displayed. Very little interpretive signage. Good variety, but strongest in transportation. Also a lot of non-toy railroad artifacts such as dinnerware and locks. Great collection of mechanical banks. A worthwhile representation of racist toys of the past;...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Mapville
Reviewed July 21, 2014

This museum is a real hidden gem, a very nice couple own and run it and there are so many old toys crammed in you have to walk around several times to take it all in. I especially liked the huge collection of old money...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank Brettyboy
Reviewed February 12, 2014

This an excellent collection of toys as they were for past generations and the best display of mechanical banks we have seen. They also have the most elegant peddle car a kid of those days could imagine. Sure, some items are degrading to blacks, but...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Sungron
Reviewed September 12, 2008

If you live in portland go see this. But you dont need to take your small children. Its Kidd's museum not a "Kid's" museum. And you need not worry, dear politically correct friend. Nothing is politically incorrect about the toys here since our current social...More

8  Thank ColonelPanic
Reviewed September 5, 2008

While some of the toys were a lot of fun to check out. MANY of them were incredibly racist, yes i realize in that time period it was perfectly acceptable but it really seamed like a theme running through the place. of all the mechanical...More

4  Thank crmaurer
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