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First of all one has to say that the house, called the Wettstein house, in which the museum is set, is just beautiful. The exhibition of tin toys spurred some old memories of our childhood. You can try your hand at old skittle games and...More
This wonderful museum was a fantastic way to spend a few hours we loved it. The history of toys was highly enjoyable and informative. There were hands on sections which were well received. There was a local village history and a viniculture area which both...More
When it's rainy outside, it's a very nice place to go with a young children. There is an activity room in the Museum, where the children can draw, puzzle, play...The only problem for us were the stairs - not so convenient, and there is no...More
Was always curious about toy museum. Museum in Basel its something incredible! Huge exposition of different toys, teddies, dolls and umbrellas. There are amazing pieces of art in collection. Great place to visit with the kids! They'll enjoy it! Watching the toys taking you back...More
The Speilzeugmuseum has a lot of old interesting toys, but overall is a place that children will enjoy more. Although I was somehow intrigued by the details in some of those doll houses. The building is nice - they still have the old heating terracotta...More
The lady at the entry desk was friendly and helpful.
Was otherwise a disappointing visit. Most of the exhibits were very old and therefore of no interest to my children (under 10) but also of not much interest to me either. The old and musty...More
SInce you probably will go to Riehen to visit the nearby "Fondation Beyeler", please take your time to visit this small but nice toy musueum.
Kids as well as adults will be fascinated by the historical toys presented there.
Only comments: they displayed in the...More
This is a combination of 3 museums: Speilzeugmuseum, Dorf- und Rebbaummuseum. The last two (what I was interested in) had only one room each. Most of rooms are related to toys and games, thus I would recommend this museum for tourists with kids. The web...More