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After being closed for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MINT Museum Of Toys, Singapore, reopened its doors for the public on 18 November 2021. To ensure the safety of the visitors, it has reopened with all the safety measures and guidelines in place to ensure a smooth and safe experience for all its visitors.
By purchasing your tickets to the MINT Museum Of Toys online, you get discounts on the ticket price for children aged 2 to 12 years.
With MINT Museum Of Toys allowing entry to the attraction only to those with pre-registration, booking your tickets online is the best way to gain access to the site as it ensures your entry.
MINT Museum Of Toys is famous for getting its visitors filled with nostalgia for their childhood through the interactive exhibits and the collection of vintage toys on display. MINT Museum Of Toys displays a huge collection of over 3,000 vintage toys from all around the world belonging to different eras. It even includes vintage games and toys from the World War period. Its toy collections are designed for children who grew up in almost every era, providing them an opportunity to show their children or grandchildren the toys they used to play with. MINT Museum Of Toys is a one-of-a-kind museum with a rare collection of toys. Here are some of the toy collections of the MINT Museum Of Toys.
These collections of the MINT Museum, encourage and display the vast imaginations of humanity and show how it results in marvelous technological innovations as the creative imagination often resonates with technological modernity in real life. The collection includes special mentionable items like - ‘Robby Robot’, a spaceman of Yonezawa Toys; ‘Moonrocket XM-12’, a 1956 battery operated moon rocket toy; and ‘Buck Rogers,' a cult classic science fiction character.
One of the popular genres of toys housed at the MINT Museum Of Toys happens to be horror. The toys appeal to the kids as well as grown-ups as the toys of the fearsome monsters and creepy paranormal creatures are from popular animated cartoons that are known for their thrill and comedic elements. One of such popular toys happens to be a battery-operated tin and celluloid-made Frankenstein from Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel ‘Frankenstein’ or ‘The Modern Prometheus’.
The popularity of cinematic animations in the 1920s, followed by the golden age of comic books in the 1930s paved the way for the rise of numerous pop culture icons. This trend was soon reflected in the toy-making industry. The collection of MINT Museum of Toys not only includes the mass-produced complementary merchandise but novelty items from collectors as well, which includes items like - ‘Popeye & Olive Oyl Tank’.
This invention of the late 1800s is a popular collectible item because of its intricate well-crafted design that was meant to prevent the breakage of the biscuits. These soon became works of art that were carefully molded to resemble cultural artworks or historical objects while serving their purpose. The MINT Museum Of Toys houses some of such Vintage Decorative Tins like the ‘Literature’, made by Huntley and Palmers, Huntley, and Boorne and Stevens.
Level 3 of MINT Museum Of Toys houses the childhood favorites. These toys are known to draw out a sense of familiarity in children, and happy innocent moments in the childhood memories for adults. One of the popular items in this collection is the Door of Hope Mission wooden doll- ‘Small Girl’.
Be it for evoking a sense of childhood nostalgia or a mere smart investment, collectible toys have been a thing for ages, and the MINT Museum Of Toys houses several of them. Collectible items are often items and toys that throw light on the culture and heritage of an era or a country. It includes items such as ‘Rickshaw With Sailor’ which reflects on the age of Industrialisation in China.
At the rooftop level of the museum, the MINT Museum Of Toys houses Enamel Signs which were also known as street jewelry in the mid-1800s. They were a form of advertisement with catchy phrases and bright colors for services such as food, household items, petrol, etc. One of such items includes the ‘Campbell Soup’ of the 1960s which also happens to be made in the USA.
With the increasing craze for technology and robots after the war of 1952 in Japan, the popular manga character Astro Boy soon acquired the position of a cult classic. This led to the production of multiple Astro Boy toys and merchandise, some of which are preserved at the MINT Museum Of Toys like the Astro Boy On Flying Saucer, which happens to be a rare wind-up tin toy with Astro Boy flying the four tin saucers.
The toy collection of Bedtime stories at the MINT Museum Of Toys, includes a series of toys from popular nighttime stories for children, fables, nursery rhymes, and classic novels for kids. It includes merchandise, toys, and soft toys, some of which are in mint condition, like the hand-made soft-toy of ‘Winnie The Pooh’ by Agnes Brush, making it a rare item as only a handful of them are left.
The MINT Museum Of Toys houses a prized collection of Beatles Memorabilia which includes novelty merchandise, vinyl records, limited edition toys, media highlights, print collaterals, etc., that traces the journey of the famous band and its legacy. One of the prized possessions of the collection happens to be the street name sign for ‘Penny Lane’ autographed by Paul McCartney, which happens to be valued up to $200,000.
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Address: 26 Seah St, Singapore 188382
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A. MINT Museum Of Toys tickets are meant to be brought online to book tickets in advance as the experience requires pre-registration to get access.
A. MINT Museum Of Toys tickets can be purchased online. Purchasing your MINT Museum Of Toys tickets helps you pre-register your slots ensuring access to the attraction.
A. Yes, pre-registration is important to get access to the MINT Museum Of Toys, which is why it is recommended that you buy your MINT Museum Of Toys tickets online.
A. MINT Museum Of Toys tickets are available at various price ranges depending on the features and facilities. The price of MINT Museum Of Toys tickets starts from S$25.
A. Yes, discounts are available on the MINT Museum Of Toys tickets for children aged 2 to 12 years. For more information please check your tickets before purchasing.
A. The MINT of the MINT Museum Of Toys is an acronym for ‘Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys’.
A. MINT Museum Of Toys is a famous museum of toys in Singapore that houses and displays rare toys from all over the world from different time periods. It also hosts events and programs that educate students about the culture, heritage, and history of different countries through interactive sessions with toys.
A. MINT Museum Of Toys is located at 26, Seah Street, in the Arts & Heritage district of Singapore
A. Yes, MINT Museum Of Toys is open post COVID.
A. Yes, it is safe to visit the MINT Museum Of Toys post-Covid as it has opened following all the safety precautions and guidelines.
A. Yes, MINT Museum Of Toys hosts several educational programs and events to rediscover multi-racial culture heritage, history & history through the museum’s world-class collection of toys.