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Hamilton Toy Collection

111 Main Street | Opposite the Supermarket, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8BQ, Scotland
877 330 004
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So many childhood memories on display

This really is a wonderful collection of toys and books from around the 1940s to date. While... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
almag893
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Livingston, United Kingdom
21 years since our last visit!!

Toys are everything to all of us and it isn't surprising that so many folk reminisce about what... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Tim M
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Portree, United Kingdom
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111 Main Street | Opposite the Supermarket, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8BQ, Scotland
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877 330 004

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

This really is a wonderful collection of toys and books from around the 1940s to date. While everything on display seems a bit cramped, no doubt it is done to show as much as the collection as possible. A great rainy day activity but also...More

4  Thank almag893
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Toys are everything to all of us and it isn't surprising that so many folk reminisce about what where and when and I wish etc when visiting this family's eulogy to the place toys have in everyone's lives. There are new generations involved here now...More

2  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this museum, and what a wonderful find! Two floors of neatly arranged (but somehow still delightfully higgledy-piggledy) toys spanning nearly 200 years: from Dinky cars to Matchbox, Sindy to Beatles paraphernalia, Thunderbirds to Meccano, Enid Blyton to puppets, trains to Robertsons Jam badges....More

7  Thank Brisgovian
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

For £3 entrance fee for adults and £1 for children it's well worth the money. You can wander at leisure and relive bits of your childhood in every room. Every floor has toys in every nook and cranny and just when you think you've seen...More

7  Thank Zanna72
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Visited on 29/7/16, 2 adults and 1 child. The price for entry was £3 per adult and £1 per child. As adults it was nice to see some old toys from our childhood, but as some have said a lot of the displays are extremely...More

1  Thank Xander1506
Reviewed 22 July 2016

What a brilliant experience I had, visiting this 'tiny' museum with a 'huge' collection and delivering an even greater enjoyment! Guaranteed you will like it and for a 'laughable price'; the great exhibitions can learn something from them! One house full of toy memorabilia for...More

6  Thank Dotpeat
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I have visited twice with my family. The shop is good and well priced. My children managed to find some toys they were very happy with. The museum is fun for all age groups. It is a pleasant nostalgic trip and very unique. I would...More

7  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 July 2016

You would hardly credit it that Callander is home to such a wonderful collection of toys. While the somewhat cluttered looking collection might not be as well displayed as the toys in the Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh it is surely much more relevant to...More

4  Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with my 8 year old and wasn't sure what to expect as looked tiny from outside but what a surprise when we went in £4 for both of us was cheap and some of the old toys that I remember playing with were...More

6  Thank Colsie78
Reviewed 23 June 2016

anybody who travels to Callander the Hamilton toy museum is a must it is absolutely fantastic and i recommend it one hundred percent .

7  Thank wuffle111
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The shops do have wheelchair access via the front door ramp. Unfortunately the museum itself is located within the house spread over 2 floors so is not suitable for people with limited mobility. Please note we are only a... More
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Response from Osar88 | Reviewed this property |
Think it's £2.50/£3
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