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Flanders Toy Museum (Speelgoedmuseum)

Nekkerspoelstraat 21, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
32 0 1555 70175
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Really good but quite expensive.

This is a good place to spend an hour but could be longer if you understand Flemish. The price... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sena6911
via mobile
it deserves better attention

this interesting and long existing toy museum is a must see to learn about the history of toys in... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Elvis_tonight
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Brussels, Belgium
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This museum (or “Speelgoedmuseum” in Flemish) in nearby Mechelen is a don’t-miss treat for kids. With ongoing activities and rotating collections and exhibitions, it’s a great place for the youngsters to blow off steam while checking out toys and games in a foreign land.
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  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Nekkerspoelstraat 21, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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32 0 1555 70175
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place to spend an hour but could be longer if you understand Flemish. The price however is quite expensive for one hour experience in a foreign language.

Thank Sena6911
Reviewed 4 April 2017

this interesting and long existing toy museum is a must see to learn about the history of toys in the 20th and 19th century, but also Lego and other toys are displayed and explained. there is a tea room and access is ok, but no...More

Thank Elvis_tonight
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We loved it. Altough it seems quite shabby from outside our 5&7 years old enjoyed it . We went on Sunday and it was not that busy . Very helpful stuff . It is also interesting for adults :)

Thank zdal1
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I expected a museum similar to the toy museum in Oosterhout (NL), which I liked a lot. But this collection was far broader, and it more fully covered the history of toys and games. Especially the collection of doll houses is elaborate and presented according...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Spread out over several levels and accessible with wheelchairs. A walking tour along the multitude of displays provides a return to our youth. You will find yourself exclaiming: "I had that toy." and then sadly remembering you broke it or your parents tossed it. This...More

Thank GoeieWitte
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum on a Monday at about 3pm when it was very quiet. So much to see! It seems strange to see things that I used as a child in a museum, eg Sega megadrive! There was a really fun part with teddy bears...More

Thank JenniferBrighton
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I visited the museum with my 3 year old. She was pretty entertained throughout. Large collection of toys but the decor is getting dated. More hands-on fun would be great.

Thank Dimitri_BXL
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I must admit that this review is from waaaaay back but I distinctly remember this place as a great museum that gives you the opportunity to look back at how toys have evolved over time. It is a great way to teach children about history...More

Thank Mollehol
Reviewed 24 January 2016

This museum shows the history of toys and cultural difference in toys. It very interesting not only for kids.

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 15 January 2016

visited this on Tuesday the 5th January. very good museum, particularly impressed with the model railways. possibly could do with a little more interactivity. Nevertheless very much worth the nearly 3 hours spent on the visit. good coffee in the cafeteria.

1  Thank tregarth01
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