The young and young at heart will be thrilled with Gloucester Folk Museum’s latest exhibition of toys from the past, on display at the town centre museum until the new extended date of Saturday 28 February 2009.
For the very first time, Gloucester Folk Museum’s entire range of dolls and prams will be on display, dating from the 1870s to the 1970s.
There will also be family games on show made by Roberts, the makers that were based in Gloucester until the 1950s, as well as electronic and computer games including the 1980s favourite the ZX Spectrum.
Aimed at visitors of all ages, the Folk Museum is also showcasing the top toys and crazes of the last 50 years, ranging from traditional playtime favourites such as Lego and Action Man to interactive toys of the 1990s, including Pokemon and Tamagochis.
Event: Top toys exhibition
Venue: Gloucester Folk Museum
Dates: Until Saturday 28 February 2009
Times: The museum is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am to 5pm.
Tickets: Admission is free of charge, for more information phone the Folk Museum on (01452) 396868.
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