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The Troll Hole Museum

228 E Main St, Alliance, OH 44601-2423
+1 330-596-1157
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Come and be amazed as you are guided through the history and folklore of trolls and troll dolls in this unique and world record holding museum! A 45 minute guided tour will fill your day with mystique and magic as you are taken through two floors, six rooms, and a troll cave complete with waterfalls and and a troll mountain. There is a DreamWorks Trolls exhibit and guest appearnces by Poppy on select days.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“rainy day” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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228 E Main St, Alliance, OH 44601-2423
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+1 330-596-1157
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's get real here - we have all had a troll at one time or another, right? but who knew there were so many different one? so many different shapes and sizes and colors? in rooms with different categories? with animal trolls? trolls playing with...More

Thank Jean H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Such a fun place to visit. My daughter loved it. The coffee shop was great. My daughter loved the Poppy waffle.

Thank Nancy M
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you. ! The Belgian waffles are delicious espically with our custom fixins.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday to take our 2 year old to meet Poppy. We had no intention of doing the tour, but so glad we decided to. It was all fun and interesting and the guide did a good job engaging the young children....More

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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks Wonderful Funtime with the young Poppy fans in Sunday's. Comedy tours starting in March too.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a very troll like place on Main Street in downtown Alliance, Ohio. The food items for purchase are appropriately named as well. There is a gift shop/cafe which is free to enter and the one must pay an entrance fee for the museum....More

Thank ester94
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, Check our limited winter hours, But we are open on Sundays now.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This place was an amazing find and a super time! We came here from about 1.5 hours away. We came with 5 teens and 2 toddlers. We came for the toddlers who adore the Trolls movie. We left almost 2 hours later with much knowledge...More

Thank keetayay
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for the great review. We are very passionate about what we do and sharing with you, Keep us in mind for your next adventure as new exhibits are under progress.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a few places we were interested in going to, but when leaving our hotel for our destinations, I noticed The Troll Hole advertisment on the computer in the lobby. Why not? It ended up being so very neat. We have...More

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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for the great review. We enjoy sharing fun facts and historical lore and can tailor tours to children and Keep us in mind for your next adventure as new exhibits are under progress.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This place is pretty cool. All kinds of trolls to check out. This place has thousands of trolls to see.

Thank brickie074
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for the great review. The number of trolls, troll memorablia and troll themed art continues to grow . Keep us in mind for your next adventure.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is no gimmick. These people know trolls. History, details. I was very surprised. And the biggest collection of trolls, separated by brands, genres, years, etc. Vey cool. Please note, don't bring young children here. They discuss history and there are a lot of things...More

Thank superjill2010
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for visiting! We are a folklore and toy museum and sometimes folklore can be spooky though we try to tailor each tour per group. We like to be informative to all ages groups and we try to present the mythological aspect of trolls...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

What fun to revisit my youth! I was around the first time troll dolls were popular and I'm happy to see them back. I'm happy for the troll movies and would love to see the troll museum be a real success. This is one of...More

Thank Susan D
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you so much for coming and for your absolutely wonderful review!

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very unique museum, featuring classic troll doll merchandise as well as original artwork by in-house artist David McDowell and others. They have a "troll grotto" with a life-size mock-up of a (fictional) troll living quarters! Also they have a juggler!

Thank eb0wen
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Sherry M, Owner at The Troll Hole Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for the great review. We are very passionate about what we do and sharing with you, Keep us in mind for your next adventure as new exhibits are under progress.

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