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MINT Museum of Toys’ Virtual Museum offers a digital interactive exploration of our seasonal virtual exhibitions. Through a 360 virtual environment, you will be introduced to the wide array of vintage toy collections of different functions and materials from over 40 countries ranging from 1840s to 1980s.
In this virtual tour, you will also delve deep into the historical background and narratives surrounding specific highlighted toys. You may choose to explore the virtual exhibition through guided or self-exploratory navigation modes.
This Virtual Museum Tour is based on ‘The Journey of Rediscovery Tour’ which is a specially curated thematic tour which explores current social values and global cultural issues we face today
through the exploration of the museum’s collection. In each tour, delve deep into the social and cultural themes such as but not limited to; Gender Equality, Racial Equality, Poverty,
Globalisation and Technological Advancements.
AN EXPLORATION OF GENDER EQUALITY THROUGH TOYS
In An Exploration of Gender Equality Through Toys, you will be exploring MINT Museum of Toys’ collection of the dolls from the Door of Hope Missions in Shanghai, China during the 1900s. Through the story of the Door of Hope Missions, you will learn about the struggles faced by the Chinese women in the 1900s and how the Door of Hope Missions gave these destitute women opportunities in education and employment which eventually empowered them to become self-sufficient and confident in a society where the positions of power were held dominantly by men.