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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

111-117 Lancaster Road | Notting Hill, London W11 1QT, England
+44 20 7243 9610
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Please see the website for up to date information. Just around the corner from the world-famous Portobello Road Market stands a unique, Aladdin's cave of retro design and memories - the only museum of its kind in the whole world. Imagine walking through a corridor full from floor to ceiling with the treats that the British have filled their shopping baskets with for the last 200 years. Every corner you turn in the Time Tunnel leads you into a different decade. Discover what has made shoppers tick for the last 200 years and surround yourself in the classic designs, vintage adverts and retro stylings that fill our museum. The Museum is available to hire for evening events and there's a fabulous conference room for daytime events! So whether you visit to awaken childhood memories or to inspire your own designs, we welcome you to the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. Opening Times Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 6pm Sunday: 11am - 5pm Monday: Closed, except bank holidays We are closed during the Notting Hill Carnival, 24, 25 and 26 December and New Year's Day. Last entry is 45 minutes before closing.
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111-117 Lancaster Road | Notting Hill, London W11 1QT, England
Notting Hill
+44 20 7243 9610
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Reviewed 4 days ago

L, M and I visited on a Sunday morning and spent about 3 hours here with a break in the middle for lunch. The 'time tunnel' section showcases items from the last two centuries and it was interesting to learn how old some well known...More

Thank EH-in-York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is like stepping back in time - all you can hear as you go around are people gasping at all the stuff they remember from their childhood. I visited with my 14 year old daughter and partner - my daughter wasn't too impressed...More

1  Thank Lesley A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought the founder's book 20 years ago and finally got my oportunity to visit last weekend. It was brilliant fun. Stirred up many happy memories. The group of ladies visiting at the same time were having a ball and their laughter was quite infectious. Beautifully...More

1  Thank Pod B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this museum. It's not far from my work place and had been meaning to visit for the longest time. My intrigue in how British brands and the associated packaging developed through the ages was satisfied with the detailed and thorough descriptions by each...More

1  Thank hellobayo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has a great collection of objects from the Victorian era to the present day. It is very interesting to see different products across the years, but the displays are at times overwhelmingly stuffed with items, with little guidance or explanation as to the...More

1  Thank Calum S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're near Notting Hill/ Portobello road market, I highly recommend a visit to this museum. If you travel by Gatwick express, the tickets entitle you to a 1+1 offer. Whether you are a marketeer or an illustrator or a historian just about anybody with...More

1  Thank disharan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum looks great upon entrance but for 9 pounds I was expecting something pretty spectacular considering that we are spoilt for choice in London with free activities and galleries. I was surprised there was no discount at all for staff from other museums as...More

Thank Anneka G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have given 5 points but, I have to agree with Harleymargin from Australia. It would have been great if there had been a guide book or explanatory sheet to make up for the no photography rule. Although I don't agree with his view...More

1  Thank jillandlen2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An educational and nostalgic tour through brands in the UK over the years. The balance of education vs nostalgia will depend on how old you are but it certainly made me smile whilst walking through the time tunnel of display cabinets filled with packaging and...More

Thank RLD1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daugher and I visited this museum. It's just a 3 minute walk from the Ladbroke Grove station and easy to locate. The entire experience was a beautiful journey back into time. It was amazing to see how various household packages evolved. I was particularly...More

1  Thank toksebony
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24 May 2016|
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Response from Mac097 | Reviewed this property |
Visited mid June, and thought there were many "no photography" symbols in the timeline section.. Also not much distance between exhibition cases, and you would be photographing through glass.
June S
11 February 2016|
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Response from Leza H | Reviewed this property |
Fantastic little place and in a great area too, look up their website it gives you all the opening times. If you need any further info about London let me know as I have lived here for years. Definitely go to The Victoria... More