Nestled in the quaint town of Cheshire, Connecticut, the Barker Character, Comic and Cartoon Museum is home to 80,000 antique toys and collectibles spanning over 14 decades of American history.
The Steiff Museum opened in 2005 to commemorate the company’s 125th anniversary. It features more than 2,000 Steiff toys displayed throughout 2,400 square meters, a small working factory, giant plush slide, gift shop, and bistro.
Situated at the centre of Bloomington’s Mall of America, Nickelodeon Universe offers a dizzying array of rides and spectacles for adventure-seeking families and is working on becoming a Certified Autism Center (CAC).
Located in Colmar, France, the Musée du Jouet showcases a collection of more than 1,000 toys dating from the 19th century to today.
Tucked inside the Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky is The Stewart Historic Miniatures Collection, one of the most comprehensive public collections of toy soldiers and historical miniatures in the world.
Located in Boulder City, Nevada, between Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam, Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and craft of horror movie props, prosthetics, and other special makeup effects.
The Flexible Flyer’s New Jersey roots are honoured by the Moorestown Public Library’s permanent exhibit dedicated to the iconic steerable sled.
Situated in Manhattan’s East Village, Toy Tokyo is a pop culture toy and collectible emporium specializing in art toys, figures, and sculptures from around the world.
Located in Poland’s second-largest city, Krakow Pinball Museum gives the public an opportunity to play vintage pinball games in a family-friendly environment.
Popeye Village Malta is the converted film set from the live-action film Popeye repurposed as a theme park for all to enjoy.
Toy Train Barn is a rural Wisconsin attraction featuring the personal toy train collection of Buck Guthrie.
The Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI) is the only museum in the United States devoted to the art, history, and technology of film, television, and digital media industries.
Circus World in Baraboo, Wisconsin keeps classic American circus traditions alive through live performances, interactive entertainment attractions, and a famed research facility.
Located in England’s South Yorkshire region, the National Videogame Museum is a cultural centre created to inspire interest in video game design and play.
Located in the Fitzrovia district of central London, The Cartoon Museum focuses on the history and development of British cartoons, caricatures, comics, and animation from the 18th century to present day.
Bob Baker Marionette Theater is a Los Angeles-based institution that hosts live theatre performances and provides opportunities for people of all ages to learn more about puppeteering and marionettes.
Located in Australia’s Blue Mountains, the Leuralla Toy & Railway Museum offers visitors the largest collection of toys, trains, and related memorabilia in the Southern Hemisphere.
Replay Museum is on a mission to promote play and preserve the history of mechanical amusement machines.