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Ilkley Toy Museum

Whitton Croft Road, Ilkley LS29 9HR, England
+44 1943 603855
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Interesting but a bit pricey

This is interesting. Small selection of old toys, particularly liked the well furnished dolls... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Ann Elizabeth H
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Little gem of a museum

While this museum is small, the benefit of that is you will look at every piece in the museum! We... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
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“dolls house” (2 reviews)
“entrance fee” (2 reviews)
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Whitton Croft Road, Ilkley LS29 9HR, England
+44 1943 603855
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is interesting. Small selection of old toys, particularly liked the well furnished dolls house. However there were only two rooms and it did cost £3.50 for an adult. It only took about twenty minutes to look around.More

Thank Ann Elizabeth H
Laura S, Owner at Ilkley Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback- I am sorry that you feel it was a bit pricy. All visitors are different in the time it takes to go round- from 20 minutes to 2 hours! A child doing one of our quizzes will typically take around...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

While this museum is small, the benefit of that is you will look at every piece in the museum! We spent just over and hour looking at the toys from every time period and felt like we had done the museum well. Easily kept us...More

Thank Capt_Anders
Reviewed 3 December 2016

came on a school trip with 15 children, they open the place especially for us and the person who showed us the place was fantastic with the children and they really enjoyed it. It was good to see so many different toys. A couple of...More

Thank Ejspencer
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem for children and adults in Ilkley. Three rooms manage to pack in a large number of dolls houses, dolls, and children's games all clearly labelled and at a good viewing height. Highlights range from a strangely moving 4th century BC...More

Thank npaterso70
Reviewed 25 July 2016

What a delight. From the moment we saw the giant Yeoman of the guard teddy outside we knew we were in for a treat. A truly brilliant museum. Offered excellent valuer and amazing collection upon collection of nostalgic delights. Perfect for those born in the...More

1  Thank Janey C
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Only a small museum, but packed with items from a sixties childhood, there is a ground floor with dolls house and shop dioramas, including a fun fair. Upstairs there is a room full of dolls, some of them quite scary, and across the hall are...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

What a little treasure, our group decided to have a look round on a recent visit to the area, they took part in the quiz and felt they could have stayed all afternoon. The general consensus from the group was if your in the area...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Entrance fee £3 50 two rooms with toys in fom the 1900 toy car collection was ok lots of dolls and games from 1950 & 60

Thank John M
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to the toy museum. Planned the trip as the children are looking at toys throughout history as part of a school project. It was well worth the £8 cost for a family ticket and there was a good selection of toys....More

3  Thank Alison D
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We brought a big group of children here from age three to fifteen and all of us found something to enjoy. We loved the beautiful detail of the Victorian dolls houses, the mechanical fairground was great fun and the dolls upstairs are beautiful, especially the...More

1  Thank Rachel B
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Jeanne R
14 June 2017|
Response from Laura S | Property representative |
Hi, please could you email any details/pictures of the items to us. Our email is available on our website. Thank you
7 November 2016|
Response from Charles G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is and there is a lift between floors at the bottom of the stairs. Enjoy/