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Salem Toy Museum - CLOSED

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Very Sad! Toy Museum Is Closed

Giving this five stars in hope that one day Frank will again reopen in a new location. Museum... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2014
Salem, Massachusetts

Sorry to see that this great little museum has closed it's doors. I hope that it's reopened in... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2014
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Oct 22, 2014
“Very Sad! Toy Museum Is Closed”
Jul 12, 2014
Vintage Toy Museum and Gift ShopThe Salem Toy Museum is a celebration of the classic toys we all grew up with. On display are many of your childhood favorites that are still popular today! Fun facts and original advertising artwork are all part of...more
1 E India Square Mall Ste 131, Salem, MA 01970-3788
+1 978-473-2988
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Reviewed October 22, 2014

Giving this five stars in hope that one day Frank will again reopen in a new location. Museum Place Mall, where the Toy Museum was located is such a dump now. Save for a few shops that have street-facing entrances in addition to the entrance...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank lesetchka
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Sorry to see that this great little museum has closed it's doors. I hope that it's reopened in another location.

Date of experience: July 2014
8  Thank 60958Beachy_keen13
Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Salem Toy Museum a few times and have enjoyed it each time. Frank does a wonderful job stocking and maintaing this amazing collection of toys. Always makes me wish that I still had all those Star Wars, Voltron and G.I....More

1  Thank JeffK2760
Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Unorganized mess of toys. Huge waste of vacation money. Guy working there was in my face the entire time. Weird experience.More

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank Shaun H
Frank S, Manager at Salem Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2014

I'm sorry you felt your experience was less than desirable. The museum is about childhood memories and fun. It is not in any specific order and It seemed as though you were enjoying the museum while here? If 6 dollars is a huge waste of...More

Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

The Salem Toy museum had toys and games from all eras, and really can take you back to your childhood. From the minute we walked in, my fiancee and I kept interupting each other with "Oh my god, I had that". For the price, it...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

They say you should make a career out of what you do when you are procrastinating. I can imagine Frank spent many hours on eBay before this museum came to life. His passion for his toys is evident in his trivia and childhood memories! You...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

In the heart of downtown Salem, surrounded by museums dedicated to pirates, witches, and maritime art, is everybody’s childhood playroom, The Salem Toy Museum. Targeted mostly toward baby-boomers, only because proprietor Frank Sarcia is one, the museum is packed with memories of department store visits...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Jack-the-Knife09
Reviewed January 27, 2014

This unassuming treasure is worth checking out. It's as if someone took your toys in the attic and put them on display. Frank is a remarkable resource and makes the experience fun and personal. The fee is well worth it and helps to support this...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank Paula R
Reviewed January 19, 2014

feeling good but feeling old.....i remember most of the toys in there.....proud to say so..... great great place......

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank sac1961
Reviewed January 19, 2014

$6 a person for a walkthrough that took only a few minutes. Now the owner was nice, but definitely overpriced for the money. It should have been donation only. Sorry Frank the owner.More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank melsmarsh
Frank S, Owner at Salem Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review the museum and I apologize that it did not meet your expectations. I'm really sorry you felt this way. I work very hard to make it a great place to visit and always strive for the best...More

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