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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Regency House Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £57† 29% off
71 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
For those who fancy staying in a hotel with a piece of English history, the Regency House Hotel should be first pick. Dating back to the ... More
My Bloomsbury London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 29% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 32% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 13 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
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Madame Tussauds
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
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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Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 25 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach to ... More
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The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current major ... More
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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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Fitzrovia Chapel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fitzroy Place, Pearson Square (off Mortimer St), W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
The beautifully restored Fitzrovia Chapel, formerly at Middlesex Hospital, underwent a two million pound restoration and reopened in 2015, unveiled to the public for ... More
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 26th September 2018 - 6.30pm
Pollock's Toy Museum, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 2nd April 2018 to 5th January 2019
Pollock's Toy Museum, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and now Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of ...More
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Spectres + Bo Gritz
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Pollock's Toy Museum, 5 Little Portland Street, W1W | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
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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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Heal's, Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
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Hobgoblin
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
This busy musical curios shop has London's best choice of folk instruments and a large range of guitars, accordions, recorders, bongo drums and other percussion instruments. ... More
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Gaucho Charlotte Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
60 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Pollock's Toy Museum
American Cuisine... More
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
79 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Pollock's Toy Museum
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
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Bubbledogs
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70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Pollock's Toy Museum
First we had Burger & Lobster and now comes hot dogs and grower Champagne. Opened in August 2012, Bubbledogs on Charlotte Street offers a choice of ... More
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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Frame Fitzrovia
London > Leisure >
25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 5 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
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The Adam and Eve
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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
Cocktails and Indian-style bar snacks are served late into the night at atmospheric drinking den Vijay's Bar & Lounge on Charlotte ... More
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Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals
London > Nightlife > Bars
48 Newman Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Taking inspiration from intrepid traveller, Phileas Fogg, Mr Fogg's House of Botanicals takes you on a sensory journey to ... More
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Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
25 Charlotte Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in ... More
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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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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Pollock's Toy Museum
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More

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