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“A trip back in time”

Ben's Vintage Toy Museum Penang
Ranked #54 of 134 things to do in George Town
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Perth, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A trip back in time”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Found this little place to visit via trip advisor, was a little gem hidden in Penang, we were lucky enough to speak with Ben himself who is a lovey bloke who is passionate about his "hobby", his son was also working at the shop that day and was very welcoming and their knowledge of their toys was brilliant.

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great for kids”
Reviewed May 23, 2013

Anyone with kids or a penchant for toys will love this place. It is right next to the Spice Garden now so easy to combine both. We have a three year old who thoroughly enjoyed it.

Visited May 2013
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Albany, Australia
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7 reviews
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“A surprising treat”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

We ducked in here to escape the heat as we were meandering around the enclave historic walk. We are glad we did, Ben Jnr was a formidable host. Showing us around and entertaining the kids with some interactive pieces he had on display. It is a lovely collection, obviously much loved and brought back some nice memories for me.

Visited April 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“heaven for collectors”
Reviewed May 9, 2013

i can say it is the only 1 in asia as they consist of everythings such as small toy to big toys the most fascinated toys i ve ever seen..psss''the cheapest entrance free i can say so..

Visited April 2013
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Singapore
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Unique experience”
Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

The owner was really friendly and passionate about his museum and Entrance fee was RM 6 per pax which is really cheap. The first floor had a nice assortment of toys such as pinball machines, bowling toys, an air rifle, an old handheld video game. The owner also showed us some vintage comics.

The second floor is filled with cars for small kids. Overall i felt that the museum was really interesting and gave me a nostalgic feeling. My favourite attraction of the trip

Visited April 2013
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