Brighton Toy and Model Museum, Brighton

Brighton Toy and Model Museum, Brighton (must see)

The Brighton Toy and Model Museum (sometimes referred to as Brighton Toy Museum) is one of the world's finest toy museums, located in Brighton, East Sussex. Its collection of toys and models extends over four thousand square feet of floorspace, through four of the early Victorian arches supporting the forecourt of Brighton railway station.

Founded in 1991, it has over ten thousand toys and models in its catalogue, including priceless model train collections, radio control aircraft, and many period antique toys. Its display area includes two large operational model railway layouts, and displays of period pieces from a range of classic manufacturers that includes Bing, Dinky, Hornby Trains, Märklin, Meccano, Pelham Puppets, and Steiff. The museum also includes individually engineered pieces such as the working quarter-scale traction engine and the Spitfire fighter planes in the lobby, and a range of other working scale models throughout the museum. Previously known as the Sussex Toy And Model Museum, it is located in Trafalgar Street, Brighton under four of the arches supporting Brighton railway station. Entrance to the first arch of the museum, containing the foyer/shop area and the Brighton visitor information point, is free.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm

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Sight Name: Brighton Toy and Model Museum
Sight Location: Brighton, England
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Brighton Cultural Venues Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in Brighton, England

Create Your Own Walk in Brighton

Create Your Own Walk in Brighton

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Northern Brighton Walking Tour

Northern Brighton Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Eastern Brighton Self-Guided Tour

Eastern Brighton Self-Guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Brighton Cultural Venues Walking Tour

Brighton Cultural Venues Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Brighton Shopping Spots Self-Guided Tour

Brighton Shopping Spots Self-Guided Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour

Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km