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Toy History & Fun

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Making Connections Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 15 Jan 14:00 - 17:00

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Let's make a fun and enlightening visit to the lovely and cozy Protected content


1. We will meet at Protected content and will visit the museum together for around 1 hour.

2. After we will get coffee and will share what our favorite toys were as children and why.

NOTE: Please arrive on time and cancel your attendance if you cannot come.

About the toy museum:

The museum was founded by the Turkish poet and novelist, Sunay Akın, in Protected content . The museum opened on April 23, a national holiday in Turkey, National Sovereignty and Children's Day. Currently, the museum has on display 4,000 toys and miniatures from Turkey and abroad; many of the exhibits are antiques, some of which date back nearly Protected content . The first floor of the museum is the site of the Eyüp Toy Shop, a famous toy shop that closed down in the Protected content .

In Protected content , the museum was nominated and shortlisted for the annual European Museum Academy Children’s Museum Award.