Toy Museum

"Toys from Here and Elsewhere" Room

Toys made in France, Germany, The United States, etc…

Teddy bears, collector cars and vehicles, rare dolls, silkscreen painted toys, mechanical toys - some by the German brand SCHÜCO and a wealth of other treasures such as a massive dollhouse from 1913 furnished and animated by porcelain dolls, an unusual piggy bank, wooden toys from the Jura, musical toys, a steam machine from 1920 complete with its fair share of accessories (mill, wheel, pump, porcelain head). Beautiful collector dolls, including a BELTON (France, 1850), a little boy ARMAND from MARSEILLE, wax dolls, a MECCANO wind turbine (1901), “Turtle” dolls (+/- 1930) bring us more information on the evolution of washing machines, a surprising three-faced baby (USA, 1940) which allowed its owners to live different moments in the day of a new-born.

The Kiosk

For temporary exhibitions

From the 01/07/2019 to the 05/01/2020 “Blurring the line between reality and fiction…”

To celebrate two major anniversaries, Tintin’s 90 years and man’s first step on the moon’s 50 years, treat yourself with an exhibition presenting some exclusive items based on the comics “Destination Moon” and “Explorers on the moon”. Pierre-Emmanuel Paulis, a private collector, has also lent us some rare toys and games

Born in Ferrières, Pierre-Emmanuel Paulis writes and draws the comic books series “Tania”: pilot, astronaut and space expert. He was one of the Mars Society Belgium’s creators and became its chairman.

       

 

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