See the top-selling Christmas toys of the 20th Century at the Museum of Brands’ newest exhibition: Toys, Tech and Tamagotchis. When: November 25 to January 6
See the top-selling Christmas toys of the 20th Century at the Museum of Brands’ newest exhibition: Toys, Tech and Tamagotchis.
When: November 25 to January 6
Where: Museum of Brands
Ticket price: Admission to the Museum is £9 for adults, £5 for children £7 for concessions and £24 for a family ticket. Members from £12. Admission tickets to the Museum include full access to all exhibitions.
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The display will look at the most exciting new toys to come to the market throughout the 20th Century – those at the top of every child’s Christmas list. It will also comment on returning trends and popularities such as the Furby, Barbie, Lego and Rubik’s, which have ranked high on the top selling toys lists on many occasions throughout the last few decades. The theme of nostalgia runs throughout the display, giving visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Christmas’s past in a light-hearted manner.
Star objects in the new display will include top Christmas toys of each decade.
1970s – Star Wars (Kenner action figures) and Simon
1980s – The Rubik’s Cube and Atari Video Computer System.
1990s – Tamagotchi and Furby
2000s – Bratz and Toy Story
2010s – Disney’s Frozen and L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls
Further back in time, there are toy classics such as the Hornby Train set, Mattel’s Barbie and Transformers.
There will also be special Christmas activities for children, including make-and-take activities such as snowflake making and colouring pages.
November 25 (Friday) - January 6 (Friday)