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La Esquina Mexican Toy Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great museum with amazing gift shop!

This place was visually stunning! Loved looking at all the different toys. The gift shop is great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tonalicious1
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Portland, Oregon
fun, interesting, walkable - especially if you are tired of shopping

a cute musuem, 30-45 minutes is perfect ... usually a photo op or two. entry fee... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cosmiced
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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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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+52 415 152 2602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was visually stunning! Loved looking at all the different toys. The gift shop is great too! We ended up buying most of our souvenirs here!

Thank Tonalicious1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a cute musuem, 30-45 minutes is perfect ... usually a photo op or two. entry fee required. Welcome to San Miguel de Allende

Thank cosmiced
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Loved this charming museum filled with toys from all over Mexico, and from all different time periods. There were four floors to discover these little treasures - many of them miniature models of things like a fiesta, or a kitchen. There were many types of...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

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.

Thank TCM952
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
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