Pollock's Toy Museum  

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2HL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 10:00-17:00 | Closed Dec 24–26, Jan 1 & Bank Hols
 
PRICES
£6 (Adults), £5 (Students), £3 (Children), Free (Under 3s)
 

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Pollock's Toy MuseumCrammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after Benjamin Pollock, a creator and printer of Victorian toy theatres, the museum now boasts a diverse range of toys from all over the world. Follow the trail up three winding staircases and you'll stumble across battered and bruised century-old bears to a 4000-year-old Egyptian clay mouse. Dolls, dolls' houses, a Victorian nursery, toy theatres, tin toys and folk toys from around the world make up the rest of the collection. Live toy theatre performances take place during school holidays. Full of character and charm this is a great place to while away a few nostalgic hours. There's also a cool toy shop on the ground floor.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Goodge Street Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Collingwood House NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Clipstone Street Masterpark
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  41% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £116  33% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 13 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ... More
 
 
 
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Queens Walk, SE1 | 25 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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New London Architecture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The Pipers ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fitzroy Place, Pearson Square (off Mortimer St), W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Pollock's Toy Museum, 100 Oxford Street, W1D | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Pollock's Toy Museum, 100 Oxford Street, W1D | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Pollock's Toy Museum, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Square, WC1H | 8 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Malet Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a �6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
60 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
79 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Pollock's Toy Museum
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70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 5 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Vijay's Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
93 Charlotte Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Newman Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
25 Charlotte Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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