The hand spinner has taken the world by storm in recent years. Childhood must be a happy time in our lives as we have not bear so many burdens from life and work, and on top of that, so many toys we could play with and they have become our friends. Unluckily, these friends had been abandoned by us when we were grown-up. Most of the cute and pretty toys are thrown into a rubbish bin. But some toy fans save these toy’s lives, so the toy museum is home to these toys.
Mint Museum of Toys
Mint means the moment of imagination and nostalgia with toys. This museum is built in Singapore and opened to the public on March 5, 2007. It aims to show some private collections of vintage toys. This museum has accommodated over 3,000 toys from mid -19th and mid-20th (some of which are rare and antique). All these toys are arranged by themes. For example, some all-time favorites toys( such as Batman) are in the outer space zone. It must bring a fun and pleasure experience for adults and kids alike, and parents can share their childhood experience with their children and vice versa.
National Museum of Play
National Museum of Play also called Strong National Museum of Play, and it was established in 1969 and mainly exhibits personal collections of Rochester. It opened to the public in 1982 and measures 282,000 square feet at its size. This museum majorly exhibits video games, story books, television shows, history. The most beautiful and appealing area is Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden (the largest indoor butterfly garden), and this area often attracts huge crowds every year, especially for children. Recently, the Strong National Museum of Play will expand its size and add a hotel, a parking garage.
National Farm Toy Museum
The National Farm Toy Museum founded in 1986, and houses 30,000 farms toys and attracts thousands upon thousands of people every year. This museum has two floors, and the first floor has a 10 –minute short film about manufacturing and the second floor is arranged cast iron farm toys. All toys come from old generations and recall fond memories of their farming days.
Bandai Museum was established in Japan and is opened to the general public on July 19, 2003. It has a huge size and has 2 parts including character world and Gundam museum. In addition to this, it majorly has three distinct sections, such as colony exhibit, Zaku exhibit, and Gundam exhibit. Most importantly, most of the toys displayed in this museum are familiar cartoons that you have seen in your childhood, and at the same time, these appealing toys also recall you of happy childhood memories.
Istanbul Toy Museum
Istanbul Toy Museum is also a fascinating museum in the world and founded by Turkish poet and novelist-Sunay Akin, and it is opened to the public on April 23, 2005. This museum displays over 4,000 toys, miniatures and other funny items, and some of them can be traced back nearly 200 years. It may be filled with much Islamic culture, so you not only enjoy the unforgettable toy experience but also an alien culture.