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Places to Visit

Plan your next vacation to include a visit to a play-related store, museum, or private collection.

World Chess Hall of Fame – Saint Louis, Missouri

Located in the heart of Saint Louis, Missouri, the World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) “celebrates one of the world’s oldest and best-loved games” through a combination of rotating exhibitions, special projects, and public programming.

LEGO Museum – Prague, Czech Republic

The LEGO Museum in Prague explores the toy’s decades-long history and showcases the impact these building blocks continue to have on curious and creative minds of all ages.

UK Virtual Toy Soldier Fair 2020

The Midlands Toy Soldier Fair is going virtual this year: check out the UK Virtual Toy Soldier Fair 2020 online on Sunday, September 27th, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT.

Jell-O Gallery – Le Roy, New York

Owned and operated by the Le Roy Historical Society, the Jell-O Gallery tells the story of “America’s most famous dessert” through guided tours and exhibits.

FAN EXPO Canada Virtual Experiences

This year’s FAN EXPO Canada has moved online, offering a series of ongoing virtual experiences to connect fans with a varying roster of celebrities through interactive Q&A sessions.

Ontario Science Centre – Toronto, Ontario

As the Ontario Science Centre reorients itself to welcome visitors during COVID-19, the creative minds behind the scenes have curated activities to keep inquisitive minds curious about the world around them.

San Diego Comic-Con Museum@Home

The Comic-Con Museum has rolled out a variety of online-only activities prior to its planned physical opening in 2021 in San Diego’s Balboa Park.