Found this museum had garnered very good reviews on trip advisor and thought it would be quite intereresting to give it a visit on a recent trip. I like museums and thought this would be something different to the larger more well known ones. As stated by other reviewers it is certainly a 'hidden' gem, tucked away in an alcove off a street in Nottinghill and quite a walk from Nottinghill gate tube station. We reached the museum at the same time as a large group of foreign students and were quite worried that we would struggle to see anything in what was a relatively small museum. Our fears were unfounded though as they were through the first room before we had even really started. The museum is small, but the way they have set out the displays makes it seem you are on a real journey through time, as they have a literal 'time tunnel' which shows how things have changed from victorian times, through the 2 world wars and right to modern day. The early displays are very educational and interesting, and the further you get through the years the more recognisable the brands, products and packaging becomes until you get to a point where you start remembering stuff from your childhood. The people who run the museum have amassed a hugely impressive and varied collection of memoribillia, household objects, toys, foods/packaging and other goods to tell an interesting story of how and what we have consumed over the past 150 or so years. After the time tunnel comes more specific look at packaging and advertising including a large display of memoribilia and goods created for the queens jubilee and olympic year. There is a small gift shop that sells mildly related souveniers and a small seating area at the end. The self guided tour lasts between 1 and 2 hours and is priced pretty much spot on at £6.50 for adults. All in all, worth seeking out and very interesting couple of hours.
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