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Let’s Play2021-04-02T14:40:14-04:00

New England Toy Stories

New England is the home to well over one hundred past and current toy makers. This exhibition celebrates the local roots of many of America’s most beloved toys and games through the fascinating — and sometimes surprising — stories about the people who brought them to life. It is a play room, time capsule, and a history lesson all in one.

Special thanks to the museums, companies, and neighbors who have loaned us pieces of their collections

Bennington Museum
Brian Chenevert
Derrick Clow
Carol Dana
Betty Davidian
Derryl DePriest
Falmouth Historical Society
Patricia Hatch
Hingham Historical Society

Historical Society of Cheshire County
Cas Holman
Hudson Museum
Maine Historical Society
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
New Hampshire Historical Society
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Page Farm & Home Museum
Old Sturbridge Village

R. Eric Reuss
Salem Witch Board Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Shelburne Museum
Stinson Mountain Museum of Building Toys
Talking Board Historical Society
Wenham Museum
Mike Yolles
Laurie Ziegler

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