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Pollock's Toy Museum & Shop

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small museum is located in a small several hundred year old house. You move up the stairs and through small hallways to get from one exhibit to another. This museum is worth a stop if you were raised in the U.K. As visitors from...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We usually make it a point to visit museums like these and not the usual national museums but this was disappointing. Not very well lit and hardly seemed worth the entrance fee.

Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Set in two old houses just behind Goodge Street station, this is a jewel. More toys and games than you can imagine in such a relatively small space. Steep stairs so not good for those with mobility issues.

3  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Small little cozy toy museum, felt like a little gem on my discoveries. Well stocked, well maintained. Reasonably priced entry fee. They have a toy shop attached to the museum. One certainly will learn a thing or two about the history of toys. Credit cards...More

1  Thank docboy
Reviewed 6 March 2018

If you are genuine vintage toys and dolls enthusiast, this quirky little museum is a must to visit. It's amazing how many interesting items can be crammed into such a small place. The shop is also worth browsing.

1  Thank Lancestrian
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

£7 wasted. Look round the shop for free and save yourself the nightmares from the scary old dolls which are 80% of the display. One subbuteo box, a small meccano set and a few matchbox cars is about as modern as it gets.

Thank HHxxx
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Dark and cold experience on a snowy day. Difficult to read information and see the toy exhibits as it was quite dark and many areas badly or not lit. Disappointing experience and not worth £7 admission. Gift shop was a little better

Thank JGo25
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I had heard about Pollock's Toy Museum for a while and I was very eager to at last have a chance to visit the venue. It was certainly intriguing to behold; an entire medium size building that had been transformed into a rabbit warren of...More

1  Thank H-G-Powell
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Doesn't look very big from the outside but there are a number of rooms and many displays. Very interesting especially if you are over 50! Housed in an interesting old building. Could do with a bit of tlc in parts.

3  Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We went to the museum on a winter afternoon. I have never visited a museum whose lighting is so appalling that many of the items on display are barely visible on the shadowy shelves. We looked at the ceiling and were astonished to see that...More

Thank Yvonne S
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26 June 2017|
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Admission Charges Adult £6 Child £3 Senior/Student £5 Opening Times Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm Last admission to Museum 4.30pm Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays
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Monday to Saturday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm Children £3 Adults £6 Seniors/students £5
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