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July 2, 2022

“From Father Frost to Santa” – collection and historical toys exhibition

The exhibition, organized by the National Museum of History of Romania (MNIR) and the “Muzeul Jucariilor” Association, has at its centre the National History Museum’s Christmas tree, with exhibits gathered around the tree, standing for the Christmas presents brought by Santa. Visitors will have the chance to be reunited with their favourite childhood toys and to discover their parents’ and grandparents’ toys, as exhibits range from the 1920s to the 1990s. The exhibition brings together over 500 artefacts belonging to the “Muzeul Jucariilor” Association (www.amj.ro), divided thematically – stuffed animals, guns, cars, figurines, electronic toys, musical toys, traditional toys, dolls, robots, trains/ trams, rockets and spaceships. Exhibits from the MNIR collection (www.mnir.ro) include dolls, cars, teddy bears, hobby horses, puppets, etc. Vintage Christmas tree ornaments from the MNIR heritage collection will also be on display. The exhibition is open Wednesday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm, until January 4.

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