Museums of The Toy in Malta

Soon I’ll talk about one of the star if we travel to Malta with children, the Playmobil Fun Park, but soon wanted to refer me to other attractions that you can like both children and their parents: the museums of the toy in Malta.

Malta has a couple of toy museums: the “Toy Museum” in Valletta (the capital), and the “Pomzkizillious Museum you Toys” of joy, the island located in the North of Malta which forms, together with cumin, this beautiful country of the Mediterranean.

The “Pomzkizillious Museum you Toys” is the better known of the two, a small private museum set up in the 1970s, belonging to a pair of British who decided to open to the public its collection of toys, which include antiques and unique pieces.

The collection includes toys from all parts of Europe and even traditional toys of Malta from decades ago. Wooden, ceramic, Tin, craft relics, etc., all combined with touches on the history of toys in Malta and its manufacturing process.

As a curiosity, we say that “Pomskizillious” is a word invented by the famous Illustrator Edward Lear, to describe the landscape of the coast of Gozo (awesome) during his visit in the middle of the 19th century.

The visiting hours the Pomzkizillious Museum, situated in Xaghra, in an old farmhouse, is: Saturday and public holidays from 10.00 to 13.00 hrs. (winter), Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10.00 to 13.00 hrs. (April) and from Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 12.00 hrs. and from 15.00 to 18.00 hrs. (from May to October). It closed in January, and admission is 1’75 euros for adults and 0’70 for children.

Regard to the Toy Museum of Valletta, located in Republic Street, one of the main streets of the capital, and open from Monday to Friday in the morning. Admission is 2’33 euros for adults and children are free.

You have something else to do in family if you travel with children, assured that they’ll love these museums of the toy in Malta, to browse and learn about how sporting children long ago.