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Fun and facinating

Anyone who likes folk art and ethnic hand made toys should definetly go to the Toy Museum. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robin S
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
A beautiful way for the family to spend a couple of hours

Our family enjoyed our visit to the museum, and were blown away by the craftsmanship that was... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Kay G
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"La Esquina", Mexican Folk toy museum, is a cultural institution devoted to preserve Mexican toys and playful domains. In order to spread its collection , that consists by more than one thousand objects, this first in its genre country-wide museum...more
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Calle Nunez 40 | Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone who likes folk art and ethnic hand made toys should definetly go to the Toy Museum. They have lots to sell as well and every toy made is one of a kind. Fun interesting place! Enjoy and take an authentic toy to your grand...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I think to truly enjoy this museum you have to be really into toy design, art and/or Mexican culture. It is very clean, several floors of small rooms, and professionally laid out. More history, in multiple languages, would be useful.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Our family enjoyed our visit to the museum, and were blown away by the craftsmanship that was evident in so many of the toys on display. Great attention has gone into the design and layout of the museum, and it appealed to our whole family...More

Thank Kay G
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Three floors full of colorful Mexican toys and pieces of folk art. Definitely worth spending a pleasant hour or so. Adults will love it as much as children. Also has a small store with nice items to take home as souvenirs.

Thank C1andG2
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A must in San Miguel de Allende to be able to see Mexico trough its crafts and its toys. This museum is filled with a joyful nostalgia, a well cared exhibition and tons of love and dedication in its displays. Tons of color and fun...More

Thank Ismael L
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Like everything in San Miguel , from the outside you never know! We went in the morning and the building seems small. Inside it just kept on going and it seemed as much folk art as toy museum , mainly because the toys of Mexico...More

Thank billrock
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Expecting to be underwhelmed by a few indigenous toys, instead we were amazed at the beauty and breadth of the collection here. Fabulous toys and games are displayed meticulously in a stunning building. This is an easy walk from the jardín. Don’t miss it.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Big selection of toys both old and newer. Well played out to see everything in a attractive way. Hand made toys were excellent and sometimes amazing. Well worth the time and low fee to see. Just a few blocks from the center of old town.

Thank moveinon
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This Museum was the best folkart experience we had in the city of San Miguel only rivaled by the Atontonilco Gallery 8 miles out of town in Atontonilco.Three floor of gorgeous, clever and whimsical art took about an hour to see, Be sure to enjoy...More

Thank JoanJ77
Reviewed 17 February 2018

A wonderful collection of toys that are also true folk art, housed in a modern renovated space, on multiple floors, including a rooftop. The artistry and inventiveness is amazing in everything displayed, from the miniature to the life-sized. [See the wrestlers tableau!] You will leave...More

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