Date(s) - 05/04/2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Queens Historical Society
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Toys & Games from the Attic & Beyond!
A wonderful fun-filled exhibit for people of all ages.
See over 150 toys, games and a gallery of posters explaining their origins.
Legos, Frisbees, Beanie Babies, POGs, Barbie, Lionel Trains, Star Wars Collectibles, Antique Dolls, Hess Trucks, Victorian Toys, Mr. Machine, a Cabbage Patch Kid doll from Congresswoman Grace Meng and on-and-on.
Every visitor gets a copy of the National Toy Hall of Fame Register.
The 230-year-old landmarked Kingsland Homestead in Weeping Beech Park at 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing. Headquarters of Queens Historical Society.
(Just 1 ½ blocks from the corner of Northern & Parsons Blvds.)
Note: There is also on display a beautiful panoramic history of the Kingsland Homestead and the families who lived in it.
Regular Museum hours are Tues., Sat. and Sun. – 2:30 to 4:30 PM. Or by appointment.
The exhibit will run through June 2017. (But don’t delay!)
“At a time when there is so much stress and turmoil in the world and in our lives, I thought it would be refreshing to offer an interlude of pleasant nostalgia with a chance to look back at the toys and games of our youth – and perhaps to bring children to share these wonderful experiences.”
Joe Brostek, QHS Trustee & Exhibit Curator
DETAILS: Public transportation is recommended. There is limited street parking.
For complete information about the many buses, trains, Municipal Parking, etc., visit
the website: queenshistoricalsociety.org
The museum is available for rentals.
Wow – Can you imagine a birthday party in a toy museum? [If a rental impacts regular museum hours, that information is quickly posted on the Society’s website.]
ADMISSION:A very modest donation as follows:
Adults-$5, Seniors & Students-$3, Children under 12-FREE, QHS Members-FREE
BOTTOM LINE: Come and enjoy! Be ready to smile.
[Plan to arrive early so you can enjoy everything!]