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School trip to a hidden gem

came on a school trip with 15 children, they open the place especially for us and the person who... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
Ejspencer
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Travel Back In Time

We had a brilliant time remembering and seeing all the old toys…….. and my wife loved the dolls... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
866rick
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Whitton Croft Road, Ilkley LS29 9HR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brilliant time remembering and seeing all the old toys…….. and my wife loved the dolls houses ……. aaaaahhhh to be a kid again ( LOL )

Thank 866rick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ilkley Toy Museum is a great place for adults as well as kids. Adults can reminisce over the toys we grew up with as well as being blown away by the toys from hundreds of years ago while there are activities for the kids....More

Thank Ozemum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our young grandson was on his first visit to us without mum and dad, so wanted everything to be perfect, We had planned a train ride to Ilkley and a picnic in the park. However, what we had forgotten was this is England in August,...More

Thank Yorkshirelass242
Laura S, Owner at Ilkley Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed! We look forward to seeing you again :)

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This place was empty, and I can't understand why. It's full of interesting things, moving toys, antique dolls, board games. We had a lovely visit

Thank Louise090
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived to first of all to be told it’s cash only and they don’t take cards. One room with display in and then 2 rooms upstairs with displays. There is no lift up the stairs so struggled with a pram. Very small with not much...More

Thank misshaightobe
Laura S, Owner at Ilkley Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Hi, thank you for taking your time to review us. I'm sorry you felt your trip wasn't worthwhile! Visitors all take different times to go round the museum, some an hour and others up to 2-3 hours! We are always willing to help lift prams...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

My husband and I visited this lovely museum on a recent trip to Ilkley where we saw well presented displays of some amazing toys, some of which we have never seen the like before - and we have seen a few ! Fantastic dolls houses,...More

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Laura S, Owner at Ilkley Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review! Glad you enjoyed your visit to us :)

Reviewed 26 August 2017

There are some really interesting old toys here, particularly the dolls houses. I personally could have spent ages looking at all the detail in the tiny replicas of shops and houses. There are 3 rooms of old toys, one being mainly dolls and Teddy bears....More

Thank claire0nthem0ve
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is interesting. Small selection of old toys, particularly liked the well furnished dolls house. However there were only two rooms and it did cost £3.50 for an adult. It only took about twenty minutes to look around.More

Thank Ann Elizabeth H
Laura S, Owner at Ilkley Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback- I am sorry that you feel it was a bit pricy. All visitors are different in the time it takes to go round- from 20 minutes to 2 hours! A child doing one of our quizzes will typically take around...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

While this museum is small, the benefit of that is you will look at every piece in the museum! We spent just over and hour looking at the toys from every time period and felt like we had done the museum well. Easily kept us...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

came on a school trip with 15 children, they open the place especially for us and the person who showed us the place was fantastic with the children and they really enjoyed it. It was good to see so many different toys. A couple of...More

Thank Ejspencer
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Yes it is and there is a lift between floors at the bottom of the stairs. Enjoy/
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