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La Esquina Mexican Toy Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Culture, Fun and Traditions

History and culture of mexican toys is what this is all about. You will see a great display of... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
249gerardoc
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Mexico City, Mexico
Great time good memories

To actually see hundreds if not thousands of wonderfully handcrafted toys brings a smile to my face... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
7nathanielf
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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“folk art”(24 reviews)
“four floors”(8 reviews)
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"La Esquina", Mexican Folk toy museum, is a cultural institution devoted to preserve Mexican toys and playful domains. In order to spread its collection , that consists by more than one thousand objects, this first in its genre country-wide museum...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Nunez 40 | Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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+52 415 152 2602
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All reviews folk art four floors gift shop prize winning glass cases roof terrace small store san miguel lovely place to visit mexican culture great for kids beautiful collection past and present on display interesting place couple of hours craftsmanship
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

History and culture of mexican toys is what this is all about. You will see a great display of creativity, genius and quality toys. Great stories are pictured through the toys. A must if visiting San Miguel. You can even buy some great items in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 249gerardoc
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

To actually see hundreds if not thousands of wonderfully handcrafted toys brings a smile to my face and heart. Then to have them sectioned by regions of Mexico with text explanation is like a college class. Only this class is walking and seeing and smiling...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 7nathanielf
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Four floors of toys depicting everything from miniature houses with furniture including tiny kitchenware, to recreations of carnivals and festivals made from woven leaves. A description simply will not do justice to this incredible , well organized, and artfully displayed space. A must see for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pioneer547409
Reviewed 16 October 2018

A very nice 90 minutes visiting this toy museum, it shows the best abilities of the mexican artists in old and new artifacts and the store has something beautiful to take as a toy or souvenir.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jesús B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This little museum has toys everywhere over three storeys, topped off with a roof terrace with a stunning view across the Parroquia. The toys range from straw weaves of people animals and utensils, through Frida dolls, and toys made of anything from wood, metal and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This place was visually stunning! Loved looking at all the different toys. The gift shop is great too! We ended up buying most of our souvenirs here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tonalicious1
Reviewed 24 August 2018

a cute musuem, 30-45 minutes is perfect ... usually a photo op or two. entry fee required. Welcome to San Miguel de Allende

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cosmiced
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Loved this charming museum filled with toys from all over Mexico, and from all different time periods. There were four floors to discover these little treasures - many of them miniature models of things like a fiesta, or a kitchen. There were many types of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Anyone who likes folk art and ethnic hand made toys should definetly go to the Toy Museum. They have lots to sell as well and every toy made is one of a kind. Fun interesting place! Enjoy and take an authentic toy to your grand...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank robinsK4460HR
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I think to truly enjoy this museum you have to be really into toy design, art and/or Mexican culture. It is very clean, several floors of small rooms, and professionally laid out. More history, in multiple languages, would be useful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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