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Exploring the incredible impact that movie-licensing had on the toy-making industry.

Bringing together vintage classics with contemporary favourites, the film-inspired memoribillia on display chronicles the last 100 years of movie toy production. As well as iconic early 20th-century celebrity dolls – including Charlie Chaplin and Shirley Temple – there is a rare 1930s representation of Donald Duck, a collection of vintage James Bond toys and the Superman costume that was worn by Christopher Reeve.

A special interactive room includes a dressing up and photo zone.

American Museum & Gardens

Claverton Manor, BATH, Somerset, BA2 7BD

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March – October
November - December

Tues – Sun 10.00am – 5.00pm. Last admission at 4.00pm

Closed Mondays except during August and Bank Holidays.

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