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A lot of things broken

when we visited a lot of the exhibits we broken so it was a little disappointing. We were expecting... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
bronu
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New Zealand
Fun little place to visit on a rainy day

We were passing through on a grey and dreary day. Having read about the museum in some tourist... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Harrigans_Travels
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Sydney, Australia
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7 Apr 2018
“A lot of things broken”
3 Mar 2018
“Fun little place to visit on a rainy day”
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25 Rata St, Inglewood, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

when we visited a lot of the exhibits we broken so it was a little disappointing. We were expecting a bit more and had finished in 15 minutes, spent some time i the attached local gallery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bronu
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were passing through on a grey and dreary day. Having read about the museum in some tourist guides, we figured we would stop in and check it out. Not really knowing what to expect, it was a small but well laid out museum that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Harrigans_Travels
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I wanted to check out this place for a while but found it to be a bit of a disappointment. It's based on the history of the FunHo toys but i found it boring after about 15 mins. Kids will find it interesting as there...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank loyalaznz
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Visit with son and a teenage friend who was intrigued with the 'live' displays. Recall seeing toys from my childhood and some that my son had.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We dropped in to this toy museum while driving through the town. What a pleasant surprise. The staff were passionate about the museum. Running documentaries helped give the history of this national icon. The displays were fantastic & we spent much longer viewing the different...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank fayefrey
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This was a small museum, but entertaining with its qualities. Gets quite boring after a little while.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank shakovsky96
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

It's pretty neat, however, we were sort of let down by the interior. I'm not sure what we were expecting but it just wasn't what we were super excited for. Loads of lead toys and it goes over how the toys were made which is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank merandacarter
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Lots of familiar toys here but also some good displays to keep everyone interested. Good interpretation about the history of Fun Ho toys including video signs and displays.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Markyparknz
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Found the Fun ho! National Toy Museum online while researching a trip to New Plymouth. I'm old enough to recall Fun Ho being retailed in toy shops so the museum was interesting, about 45mins worth of interesting. It looked like there were interactive exhibits available...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 31 August 2015

fascinating to see the toys of wonder that I used to play with so fondly in my youth and childhood. The visit brought back so many memories of family and friends. The engineering exhibits were feats of imagination and pure amazement. There were also some...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Derek T
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