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Flanders Toy Museum (Speelgoedmuseum)

Nekkerspoelstraat 21, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
32 0 1555 70175
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Wow! So much fun and stuff to see and do!

This place is for all ages. A complete history of toys. There is so much to experience and learn... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
ChimarraoMate
,
Salt Lake City
via mobile
Don't miss this museum!

Lovely museum, very well laid out and huge. Impossible to see it all in just a few hours... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2015
hurfordcm
,
Havelock North, New Zealand
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This museum (or “Speelgoedmuseum” in Flemish) in nearby Mechelen is a don’t-miss treat for kids. With ongoing activities and rotating collections and exhibitions, it’s a great place for the youngsters to blow off steam while checking out toys and games in a foreign land.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Nekkerspoelstraat 21, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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32 0 1555 70175
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This place is for all ages. A complete history of toys. There is so much to experience and learn. One of the coolest places I've been, and I have been all over the world! Note: the entrance before the museum is very dusty and damp...More

2  Thank ChimarraoMate
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Lovely museum, very well laid out and huge. Impossible to see it all in just a few hours. Wonderful way to reminisce about the toys we played with in our use. Nice to have some interactive activities also.

Thank hurfordcm
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This place is an unexpected pleasure. It is great for people of ALL AGES! My mother of 93 enjoyed it as did the rest of the party. Memory lane in one bulding. Did not have enough time, the place is big. Kids come there for...More

Thank TravellerSept2015
Reviewed 1 September 2015

All decades faithfully shown, including Raleigh Choppers, Space Hoppers etc... but the train sets are absolutely fantastic. Lots of hands on stuff as well

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 21 August 2015

If you think children had lower variety of games and toys before minecraft, lego or matchbox was invented, you will be surprised here. It may also help imagining how our parents and grandparents lived before they grew up.

Thank kullmanna
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

it's been the perfect place to be with children on rainy sunday, in Belgium there's just bars open on sundays... Beautiful collection of games and dolls, unfortunately not in perfect conditions. There's a nice pay area near the cafeteria but inside the museum there aren't...More

Thank SoaveItalianWedding
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

We two adults, 46 and 70, loved this museum. It brought back so many memories. Even though we're American, we recognized many of the items. The only negative was the lack of signage in English.

Thank Patinca29
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I visited this museum with my boyfriend. We both enjoyed it very much as we saw a lot of toys we recognised from our childhood. Especially the miniature train department is really lovely!

Thank R-Fierens
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The museum is a bit run down but has a great collection of toys. It really was a trio down memory lane for me. And my four year old daughter was enjoying it as well as it gave her ideas for presents.

Thank stefkes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The museum offers a voyage trough the history of toys during the last centuries. Especially the collection of dolls is really precious and overwhelming.

Thank Jan V
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