Playful Pasts – Our Journey With Toys

Take a trip down memory lane with our emporium of treasured toys from times gone by.

  • Date 15/04/2018
  • Location House of Manannan, Peel
  • Price Free exhibition

Get playful at the House of Manannan. Exploring the island’s relationships with toys, Playful Pasts – Our Journey With Toys, will instil a sense of nostalgia with its visitors, reminding them of childhood memories of Saturday afternoons spent in Toymaster or Colebourn’s Computers.

Dolls from the Gibb family of The Grove in Ramsey sit alongside 80’s electro classics such as the Gameboy, the exhibition uncovers a vast history of the island’s relationship with toys and how playtime can make a lasting impression on our lives.

This special exhibition will uncover the wonder behind the Museum’s vast toy collection alongside treasured items loaned from the Island’s community.

There are also some special features throughout the exhibition including a giant Scrabble board.

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