Toys and games

From teddy bears to Teletubbies, explore a selection of Wakefield's historic collection of toys and games. There are over 800 items, including game cubes and marbles from the 1500s, Victorian dolls and dolls' house furniture, 1930s building sets, train sets and 1970s Dinky toys.

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Some of the toys are on display in the Front Room at Wakefield Museum; others come out of their box every now and again for different displays. 

Search our database to look for particular toys and games.

Read more about our 1950s toys and games.

Can you find the toys from your childhood in our collection? We are always looking to improve our collection, so if you have any toys that we don't have and you don't need them any longer, please get in touch using the 'Contact Us' details.


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Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street

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