Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh Photos

The Museum of Childhood on the Royal Mile run by the City features the all aspects of childhood from toys & games to health matters. It is as much for adults as for children.

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Museum of Childhood on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gallery at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pedal cars at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carousel galloper horse by Anderson of Bristol at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Childhood on Royal Mile. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gallery at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pedal cars at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carousel galloper horse (c1902) by Anderson of Bristol at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Baby feeding bottles at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bunnykins china by Royal Doulton at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ration books for children at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Easter candy packages at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Baby feeding bottles (1800s) at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bunnykins china (1934 onward) by Royal Doulton at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ration books for children (WWII & after) at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Easter candy packages at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sunday appropriate toys at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Piggy & savings banks at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Soldier firing penny into vault on mechanical Wimbledon Bank & other coin banks at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mechanical bank with kicking mule at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sunday appropriate toys at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Piggy & savings banks at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Soldier firing penny into vault on mechanical Wimbledon Bank & other coin banks at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mechanical bank with kicking mule at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Toy dogs at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Doll collection at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bird cages at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Rabbit in cabbage toy at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Toy dogs at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Doll collection at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Bird cages at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Rabbit in cabbage toy at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Model trains at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Model trains at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of model cars at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toy steam locomotive & marching band at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Model trains at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Model trains at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of model cars at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toy steam locomotive & marching band at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
British Phenakistiscope disks with which moving figures are viewed by looking through slots at series of images reflected in a mirror at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Kaleidoscope, Debusscope, & Magic Lantern optical systems at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Marionettes by William C. Dickson & Jean R. Dickson of Edinburgh for their theatrical performances at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Doll collection at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
British Phenakistiscope disks (c1840) with which moving figures are viewed by looking through slots at series of images reflected in a mirror (aka Tantascope, Fantascope, Phantamascope, Magic Disc or kaleidorama - invented in both Ghent & Vienna in 1831) at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Kaleidoscope, Debusscope, & Magic Lantern optical systems (19th C) at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Marionettes (1940-53) by William C. Dickson & Jean R. Dickson of Edinburgh for their theatrical performances at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Doll collection at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Panorama of Europe race game by J.&E. Wallis of London at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.New Game of Motor Tour show journey from Edinburgh to London at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Voyage through the Clouds game with airships racing through Europe by J.W. Spear & Sons of London at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Historical Pastime game by J. Passmore of London spans Battle of Hastings 1066 to Abolition of Slavery 1833 at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Panorama of Europe race game (c1815) by J.&E. Wallis of London at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.New Game of Motor Tour (c1900) show journey from Edinburgh to London at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Voyage through the Clouds game with airships racing through Europe (1910) by J.W. Spear & Sons of London at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Historical Pastime game (late 1830s) by J. Passmore of London spans Battle of Hastings 1066 to Abolition of Slavery 1833 at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pike's Peak or Bust puzzle game by Parker Brothers of Salem at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of antique greeting cards at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Model kits including Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis by Metalcraft at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of spinning tops at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pike's Peak or Bust puzzle game (1895) by Parker Brothers of Salem at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of antique greeting cards at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Model kits including Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis (1934) by Metalcraft at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of spinning tops at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.
School room replica with various desks at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.


School room replica with various desks at Museum of Childhood. Edinburgh, Scotland.



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