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Istanbul Toy Museum

Ömer Paşa Cad, Dr Zeki Zeren Sok No 15, Göztepe (Kadıköy), İstanbul

Weekdays 9.30–18.00; Weekends 9.30–19.00. Entrance TL10 for adults, TL7 for children

By bus leaving from Kadikoy and get off at Göztepe: 10, 10B, 10S, 14Ç, 14 KS, 17, 17L, 19F, 19M, 19S, GZ1,GZ2, ER1, ER2

The poet Sunay Akın opened her truly astonishing toy museum in 2003. The old wooden house, now dwarfed like something in Alice in Wonderland by tall apartment blocks, is literally crammed to the rafters with toys new and old. Imaginative, fun, and deeply nostalgic, it is wonderful for big children and small! The museum has a good little café.

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