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A little Gem

This is a little gem of a place. Small but perfectly formed and beautifully kept. You can spend... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2018
Jean G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Okay, definitely a specialty

If you have an interest in old toys, you’ll adore this place! I was more in the ‘vaguely curious... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
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Whitton Croft Road, Ilkley LS29 9HR, England
+44 1943 603855
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

This is a little gem of a place. Small but perfectly formed and beautifully kept. You can spend acouple of hours here easily before doing other things in the town or surrounding areas. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jean G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Was interesting seeing the old toys. Was a bit disappointed as there wasnt as much to see. There was only three rooms with toys in. It only took 30mins at looking round then we left. Wasnt allowed to take photos. Anne Marie

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Anniemarie C
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

If you have an interest in old toys, you’ll adore this place! I was more in the ‘vaguely curious’ category myself, and found it relatively okay, but somewhat dull. It’s a very small museum, and I’d say I’d seen everything in as much detail as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AnnabelleWoods
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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 )

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 866rick
Reviewed 4 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ozemum
Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yorkshirelass242
Laura S, Owner at Ilkley Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JassieHertfordshire
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank claire0nthem0ve
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14 June 2017|
Response from Laura S | Property representative |
Hi, please could you email any details/pictures of the items to us. Our email is available on our website. Thank you
7 November 2016|
Response from Charles G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is and there is a lift between floors at the bottom of the stairs. Enjoy/