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Brighton Toy and Model Museum

Opens in 12 min: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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
ppn42
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Wipperfurth, Germany
Great little museum

Small but well worth a visit. I spent a very enjoyable hour here. Kids would love it but mainly... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
DK9000
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Byron Bay, NSW
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Buddy B, Public Relations Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Buddy B, Public Relations Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Small but well worth a visit. I spent a very enjoyable hour here. Kids would love it but mainly it's a fabulous store of memories. Excellent model railway exhibition. The staff are friendly and helpful. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you for your great review - it's lovely to hear you had such a good time in the museum! :-)

Reviewed 19 June 2018

plenty of models of trains and not much else more at the hove museum and thats for free feel a bit over priced at £6.50 takes 10 mins to go round twice !More

Date of experience: June 2018
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BrightonToyMuseum, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback giving us the opportunity to let people know that, unlike other museums which are free, we don't receive any financial support from the local council, government or other public funding. We are a registered charity and are entirely dependent on...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

This Museum boasts a very good collection of toys over the generations, its a little overwhelming to take it all in so I'd suggest taking your time around the place and having a real good look at everything (there's even stuff to see on the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Rach, Thank you for that great review - it is definitely worth looking up in the museum, all the planes and helicopters hanging up are radio controlled, can you believe?! Thank you too for your useful feedback about wanting more information, we do have...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

I can feel model trains dominating the place. And honestly some machines requiring 10p for each run on top of the £6.50 admission is slightly extortionate (The train model operating buttons are free). Good if you have rail-enthusiastic boys and do not afford to go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Buddy B, Front Office Manager at Brighton Toy and Model Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Whilst trains are an important part of our collection, there are over 10,000 items on display including soft toys by Steiff, cars and other vehicles by Dinky, Corgi and Triang Spot-On, Britains lead figures such as zoos, farmyards, circuses, Disney and every other conceivable figure,...More

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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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