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Zurich Toy Museum

Fortunagasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 211 93 05
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Pleasant Surprise

From the reviews, I was not sure of what to expect.Yes, it is small. Yes it is crowded. It was the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Alameda, California
Small but satisfying

There is a lot crammed into a small space here that you could see it all in a few minutes, but it's... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Sydney, NSW
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A collection of Swiss toys from throughout history.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Fortunagasse 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 211 93 05
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

From the reviews, I was not sure of what to expect.Yes, it is small. Yes it is crowded. It was the older lady who was working there that made this experience special. She explained about the origin of Barbie dolls, showed us the oldest toy...More

Thank Spicemom2013
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There is a lot crammed into a small space here that you could see it all in a few minutes, but it's quite interesting to see toys from different time periods that normally wouldn't be on display anywhere else, and is worth a brief visit...More

Thank jebskulker
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The Zurich toy museum is a small, but interesting place. Located at the top of an office building, the exhibit is pretty small and cramped but has some interesting pieces. I thought the Migros doll exhibit, the "Swiss Barbie" was interesting, as was the, how...More

Thank deboindahouse
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Zurich Toy Museum consists of a toy exhibition from the 1800's until perhaps 1980's (not sure). It was quite interesting to see the progression of the toys, particularly the dolls, through the decades. Initially, we thought the toys had been donated by different families,...More

1  Thank Ana0713
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A small museum on the top floor of a building (there is an elevator). Lots of old dolls and trains dating back up to 100+ years on one floor. The upper floor had a collection of space-themed toys from the 1960s to the present (i.e.,...More

1  Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Petfect location in the middle of the city. Very small. Good memories! Very helpful voluntaries. Good short show and story's. Go and try..,

Thank derekkotara
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Toys are supposed to be fun and played with. Not in glass cabinets. This is a glorified doll museum. Yawn. Don't bother unless you like to see vintage dolls behind glass. Even the new toys look dusty and old.

1  Thank Maurik W
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The rooms are small but filled exquisite dolls, trains and toys from the old times, each reflecting the way of life back then. Max and his wife were warm and friendly and gave us a brief background on some of the toys. There were toys...More

Thank BunnyL25
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I wouldn't pay the 5 CHF to go to this museum, but it is included free with the ZurichCard. Even free you have to be really into toy dolls and trains to enjoy this museum. It is very small, quite claustrophobic and definitely not someplace...More

Thank MadburyTraveler
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Zurich Toy Museum is quite small but it still has a nice variety of cute antique toys. Museum owners are extremely nice and are glad to answer questions about the toys or provide you with a brief guided tour. Note that the museum is open...More

Thank N K
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