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Brighton Toy and Model Museum

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Small, but comprehensive collection

By the trainstation you'll find this friendly little museum. It was interesting for both adult and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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nice small museum

This nice museum is very nice on bad weather. Due to its location right below the Brighton Station... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a really interesting place.Well laid out with loads of models of all types. The train layouts are brilliant. Brought back many memories of our childhoods. Excellent value for money, A pleasant shop where models and booklets can be purchased. Well advertised just outside...More

Thank alanjbeardmore
Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Alan Thank you for your wonderful review - we are delighted you had such a good time. Keep an eye on our website as there are always special events in the museum and train running days where the rare, 1930's vintage '0' gauge trains...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By the trainstation you'll find this friendly little museum. It was interesting for both adult and child. Displays are organized thematic and there were a few machines where you could, for 10p, try out some outdated entertainment. Though many toy museums may look a bit...More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fascinating collection of toys and models, with a bit of an emphasis on model trains, has gasps of, "I remember those," etc coming from any visitor over about forty! Do make time to visit: it is under the rail station forecourt and easy to...More

Thank 405markw
Buddy B, Public Relations Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello - we are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Toy Museum. Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly a nightmare to find....overpriced compared to some of the gems in Hastings, a range of cars and train models but the information needs to displayed in a more up to date way to gain interest, all the slots needed extra money to play, hubby...More

Thank Dena C
Buddy B, Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Dena, Thanks for your review and I'm sorry you were disappointed with your visit. Firstly, we go to great lengths to give clear instructions on how to find the museum on our website (even including a video). Further to this we currently have two...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is run by volunteers who are friendly and have a lot of knowledge about the exhibits. there are over 10,000 pieces in the museum - dolls, teddies, trains, planes, helicopters, old Corgi/Dinky vehicles, Dolls Houses, puppets, Meccano, train sets and so much more....More

Thank Tashybud
Buddy B, Public Relations Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tashybud. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Toy Museum. What a lovely review - thank you!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Often missed by visitors as situated under the station. Fantastic little museum with many rare toys ! Prams, Dolls, Puppets, model railways and die cast models all found in here ! A lot of working models too with switches for the kids ! Realistically priced...More

Thank Les E
Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Les, Thanks for your great review - we are so glad you had such a good time in the museum! Our location, underneath the railway station normally helps regulate the temperature but because had such a hot summer this year it did get a...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

This nice museum is very nice on bad weather. Due to its location right below the Brighton Station it is good to reach via bus or train. The staff is very friendly and can present a quiz for kids in multiple languages. It is interesting...More

Thank ppn42
Buddy B, Public Relations Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review - we are so glad you enjoyed your trip to the museum.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We took the children here & they found it fun looking for things around the museum that were on the paperwork they were given there.

Thank musiclady2018
Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your review - we are glad to hear your children enjoyed their visit! :-)

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We had a great time when we visited Brighton Toy and Model Museum. There is so much to see. Highlights for us were the model cars, the old teddy bears, and interactive exhibits, the model railway was fabulous too. My son loved playing the old...More

Thank Lesley B
Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Lesley - thank you for your fabulous review! We are so glad to hear you had such a good time in the museum - keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for all our special events. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

My wife and I had planned on stopping by before catching the train to Gatwick to check out the museum, but mainly in search of a few things to bring home for our son and daughter. Well, we were heading home on a Monday which...More

Thank Brian L
Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hello Brian, We are sorry to hear you didn't get the opportunity to have a look around the museum when you were in Brighton on a Monday. Our opening times are on our website and google search and, like a number of other museums, including...More

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Maggie P
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Hi there, Thanks for your question. There are two car parks in close proximity (5 minute walk or less) to the Museum. One is the multi story car park at Brighton train station. The other is just down Trafalgar street (take... More
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