Mint Museum of Toys
Avid toy collectors will enjoy Singapore’s MINT Museum of Toys, a tourist destination which holds a world-class collection of toys gathered from more than 25 countries.
It’s considered as the “world’s first purpose-built museum for toys” — you can see more than 50,000 toy pieces from countries like the United Kingdom, United States, Japan, Bulgaria and Germany. The extensive toy collection contains vintage toys featuring characters like Popeye, Astroboy, and Ultraman, plus unique and rare items you can only find in Mint Museum. MINT, which is an acronym for “Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys,” will not only entertain kids but will bring moments of nostalgia to adult visitors as well.
MINT Museum for Toys is located at 26 Seah Street, Singapore.
Opening Days and Hours
The toy museum is open daily from 9:30 to 18:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee to the museum is USD 15 for adults and USD 7.50 for senior citizens, and children 2 to 12 years old.
How to Get There
- If you are taking the train, you can proceed to one of the following train stations: City Hall (take Exit A), Bugis (Exit C), Bras Basah (Exit A), and Esplanade Station (Exit F).
- You can also take the bus that makes a stop at Cosmic Insurance Building, and Raffles Hotel.
- Solo Travelers/ Backpackers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Visitors typically spends an hour and a half inside the toy museum.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The busiest time in the museum is between 15:00 and 18:00. Enjoy your trip around the museum without having to deal with big crowds by visiting from 10:00 to 14:00.
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Make sure you don’t go around hungry by dining in one of the nearby restaurants. Mezza9, Baidu Barbecue, The Arch Restaurant, Va Va Voom Cafe, and Sprigs offer local and Western dishes.
Hotels and inns are widely available near Mint Museum for Toys. Some of the nearby hotels such as Ascot Raffles Place, Fairmont Singapore, Park View Hotel, and Fragrance Hotel offer accommodations at rates ranging from USD 100 to USD 250.