Mint - Museum of Toys - Singapore
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N 01° 17.777 E 103° 51.269
48N E 372556 N 143306
Quick Description: The Mint Museum of Toys is the world's first purpose-built museum for toys, which showcases a private collection of vintage toys, including rare and unique one-of-a-kind pieces from around the world.
Location: Singapore
Date Posted: 12/21/2012 3:40:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMFZ7K
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

MINT is an acronym for "Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys" and also defines the exhibits in the collection, of which majority are in "mint condition" though they are vintage.

The museum collection includes more than 3,000 pieces of vintage toys and childhood memorabilia from the mid-19th century to mid-20th Century. All the toys displayed in the museum are the lifetime collection of Singaporean, Chang Yang Fa, an alumnus of St Andrew's School.

Exhibits on display include Disneyana toys, Astro Boy, Batman, Bonzo the Dog, Dan Dare, Popeye the Sailor, Pre-war Japanese toys, including a 'Door of Hope' Chinese doll collection dating from the turn of the 20th Century, Teddy Bear Collection as well as Chinese comics and comic covers dating from 1920's, Tintin collectables and many others. The collection is said to originate from over 40 countries worldwide.

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This is definitely a must visit museum for children. They'll be able to see, touch and learn how toys evolved over the years!

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Physical Address:
26 Seah Street
Singapore, Singapore Singapore

Phone #: +65 63390660

Next to the Raffles Hotel and Bras Brash Complex. It is approximately a 10 to 15 minutes walk from either the City Hall or Bugis Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station. You will see two black-coloured umbrellas with Mint Museum of Toys and Mr Punch Restaurant & Winebar logos at the main entrance.

Parking Coordinates: N 01° 17.759 E 103° 51.324

Hours of Operation:
Opening Hours Daily 9.30am to 6.30pm

Focus of Museum: Vintage toys, including rare and unique one-of-a-kind pieces from around the world.

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