Opened in 1966, the museum has over five thousand dolls.There are magical and antique toy dolls,
fashionable paper dolls,stone age venuses, pin up Barbies, mischievous puppets, Christmas criband
votive wax dolls, dolls' houses with their fragile inhabitants,china services, toys and even tiny
Mexican fleas in festive attire!
Since 1994, Puppentour ™ has been the leader in escorted group tours of Europe for collectors, hobbyists,
researchers, and conservators of dolls, toys, and miniatures. Tours of the finest doll and toy museums in
the world are complemented with doll factory tours and sightseeing excursions.
The National Museum of Monaco is home too The Galéa Collection of dolls and automata, made in Paris
in the latter half of the 19th century.The dolls are presented in show-cases together with period furniture,
chinaware and thousands of everyday objects all made to their own scale, thus creating a lifelike atmosphere of refinement.
Some dolls from this collection have been depicted on a set of stamps issued byMonaco.
This cottage museum was established in 1974. It is acknowledged as being one of the finest and most
important collections in Great Britain with over 2000 exhibits on display dating circa 2000 BC to
approximately 1945 AD. There are examples of almost every seriously collectable doll together with
a number of dolls houses, rocking horses, tin plate toys, trains, bears, soft toys, and many unusual play things.