More than just playthings!
Toys are a significant part of any historical era or geographical location and they reflect interesting international cultural trends. Toys depicted are influenced by historical events that took place over the centuries. Let our docent take you around the museum to explore the collection and learn more about the toys!
The Tour Covers:
- History and founder of the museum
- Understanding the historical and cultural significance of highlighted toys in the collection
- Understanding the functionality and design value of toys across different eras
Guided tours need to be booked in advance of your visit. Purchase your admission tickets with guided tour below!
Every Wednesday at 3:30pm or 4:30pm, the Museum offers a free guided tour of the collection.
Reserve your free tour when your purchase your admission tickets below!
SELF GUIDED TOURS
The museum offers a Self-Guided Digital Tour via the official MINT Museum of Toys app.
Explore the museum and its toy collection level by level – Outerspace, Characters, Childhood Favourites and Collectables as well as Vintage Enamel Signs at the rooftop and basement level and find details and insights into specially curated highlighted toys and artefacts in mint-condition between the years of 1840s to 1980s.
Learn through play with a Toy Hunt Game and discover hidden fun facts of toys throughout the museum, attempt to beat the high score and win nostalgic knick knacks!
Post your museum tour, wind down over drinks and a view at the museum’s rooftop bar: Mr Punch Public House or snap yourself some collectible toy souvenirs from the toy store and push cart: MINT Shop on your way home. The bar’s menu and toy store’s product catalogue is available for viewing through the app as well.
Simply download the MINT Museum of Toys official app below as your digital companion as you begin your wholesome journey at the museum.