The permanent collection

The museum's permanent collection includes toys of various categories and from different periods. Information about the history of, and updates to the collections is available to the visitors as they explore the museum.

IMGP4990The museum's lithographed tin automata are extremely well made. Originally mechanical and later battery operated, these colourful moving toys were mainly produced in Japan and the USSR in the 1950s. The Alsatian brand Joustra, the European leader for tin toys at this time, also features highly in this section.

 

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