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.

ScientificThe sciences also influenced the world of toys. The museum's steam machines and microscopes show how society's major technological advances were reproduced in miniature form, designed for children. Taking the form of genuine models, the small steam machines transform heat into energy. These dangerous toys were quickly withdrawn from the market on safety grounds.

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