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Brighton Toy and Model Museum

52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4EB, England
+44 1273 749494
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Too small and not enough value for the money

We have been here as a family with two small kids. While they have both been under 4, and thus do... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
AlexSoton
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Munich, Germany
Nice, but small collection and not a patch on some of the other toy museums in the UK

Worth a stop, and it doesn't cost much to get in but you will be done in about 20 minutes as it is... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
mlam78
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4EB, England
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We have been here as a family with two small kids. While they have both been under 4, and thus do not have to pay anything, two adult tickets already cost 13 quid. The museum itself is nice, but then there is not that much...More

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BrightonToyMuseum, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to the museum. We are a charity dependent on the support of volunteers and international interns to staff the museum and as you can see from our...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Worth a stop, and it doesn't cost much to get in but you will be done in about 20 minutes as it is not a very large collection, although if you're really interested in toys, the Bethnal Green toy museum in London is much bigger...More

2  Thank mlam78
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Fascinating for those of a certain age. Lot of cars, trains, soldiers and stuff from our childhoods. But the trail for kids kept our 6 yr old interested and the woman at the desk was very sweet and questioned him afterwards, which he enjoyed. Great...More

1  Thank cityjaneLondon
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This museum has been open for many years and I had never got around to visiting it. It was well worth rectifying this and I no doubt will visit again when I have friends visiting Brighton. It is definitely one of the attractions that deserves...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Well this place is something special! I spent about 3 hours there and only left because I thought I might seem a bit weird. If you're into toys/hobbies/mechanics from very old to not so long ago you'll love this place. Staff are very welcoming and...More

1  Thank Paul R
BrightonToyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Hi Paul. Thanks for the great review, come back any time! And don't worry about looking weird after your third hour, we're all a little bit wonky here.. Dan

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A looooot of toys of all kinds: trains, cars, dolls, airplanes, etc..also a puppet show (if you insert 10p!)! Interesting place to visit, makes you wanna buy all of the toys...small and you see it all fast, but I think its worth of the visit

Thank MiciMG
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Tucked away under the railway station, good for a rainy day. Not too big that children get bored, and interesting for the adults of all ages. Ask for the quiz sheets, there are several which which keep the kids entertained for a while.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I was so excited to visit this museum as the history of childhood and toys really fascinates me. It is a small museum tucked underneath Brighton railway station. The staff present were interns who were so enthusiastic and polite. I really enjoyed the dolls, dolls'...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I didn't have high expectations when I walked in, because the place is small, but I quickly changed my mind. The staff are amazing! Entertaining, loving, funny, very helpful. They make the place what it is! They offer to fill in a quiz as you...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Friendly welcoming staff get you off to a good start in this museum. It is an Alladins Cave of toy delights from model aeroplanes, cars, trains, puppets, ships and so on. Great to see things so familar from my 60's childhood and I particularly liked...More

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Maggie P
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Response from BrightonToyMuseum | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your question. There are two car parks in close proximity (5 minute walk or less) to the Museum. One is the multi story car park at Brighton train station. The other is just down Trafalgar street (take... More
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