The Hamilton Toy Collection and Museum in Callander
The Hamilton Toy Collection and Museum in Callander

The Hamilton Toy Collection and Museum in Callander

Are you interested in learning more about the history of children’s Toys? Or are you an enthusiast looking to see the collection? Either way, make sure to visit the Hamilton Toy Collection Museum in Callander! This unique museum is owned by the Hamilton family, and each item in their collection has been purchased by them for over 67 years, with each member of the family having a particular area of expertise and interest.

Where can I find The Hamilton Toy Collection Museum?

The building is located on the main street in the town of Callander, which is serviced by regular bus routes.

Phillip Hamilton, who started this collection, has been doing so since his childhood, almost 80 years ago! Each member of the family develops their own interest through him, and each interest is completely different. The Museum has five different rooms which showcase different aspects of the collection, these include, Cars, Sci-fi, Nurseries, Dolls and bears, and Soldiers. With over 6,000 visitors per year, this museum has developed quite the name for itself since its collections started. So what are you waiting for? Take a trip down to the Hamilton Toy Collection Museum on your next day off and experience an unforgettable day out!

  • Adult admission £3
  • Open Monday to Saturday, from 10.30 am to 5 pm
  • Family tickets are available

Things to do near Argyll & Bute

Bracklinn Falls and Callander Crags Hiking Trail in Loch Lomond

Are you a lover of Hiking or just partial to a fantastic scenic view? Well then, look no further than the Bracklinn Falls and Callander Crags hiking trail! This walk is Mid-level, which means, it can be carried out by seasoned hikers ...

Trossachs Distillery in Loch Lomond

Are you a gin lover? Or do you love local gin and/or Distilleries? Well then come on down to the Trossachs Distillery in Collander, this is home to the fantastic McQueen Gin. The gin was created by Dale and Vicky McQueen back ...

Doune Castle

If you’re a fan of classic TV or just fascinating Scottish history, Doune Castle has to be on your Stack! A film location for Monty Python, Outlander and even Game of Thrones, this medieval castle is well worth a visit and not ...

Three Lochs Forest Drive in Argyll and Bute

Have you ever wanted to experience the stunning views around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs? Well then, the Three Lochs Forest Drive is the perfect way to spend your day off! This scenic drive takes you around Lochan Reòidhte, Loch Drunkie, and ...

Foraging Walk in Aberfoyle

Discover the wonders the Scottish countryside has to offer and forage some amazing food and medicines. Based in the village of Aberfoyle, this is a great opportunity to explore the wilderness of Scotland in a totally new way! With the help of ...

Aberfoyle Visitor Centre Loch Lomond

It can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint where to start your adventure when in a certain area. Luckily, the Aberfoyle VisitScotland iCentre is here to help when on your journey around the Loch Lomond area. This facility is located within the town ...

Glen Finglas Estate in Loch Lomond

Are you a lover of Wildlife and large estates? Then make your way down to the Glen Finglas estate. This beautiful estate is large in size and is home to rivers, hills mountains and glens. This estate is known as being one ...

Adventure Holidays in Stirlingshire

Looking for an adventure? Action Adventure Activities has you covered with their Adventure Breaks, complete with camping or glamping depending on how off-the-grid you want to go. Go paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking, or canyoning on their private Lochan, and enjoy the amazing views ...

Safari Park in Stirling

Lions and tigers and bears, OH MY! With over 350 animals, Blair Drummond Safari Park is the best place in Scotland to come and see an amazing range of animals from all over the world and even drive through their enclosures on ...

Briarlands Farm in Stirling

Fancy a relaxing trip to the farm with the family? Briarlands Farm is home to loads of friendly animal faces and offers a place for you to take your friends and family and meet all of the furry residents at the farm! ...

Craft Workshops in Dunblane

Attention all arts and crafters this one is for you! Delve into a world of creativity at the Central Scotland School of Craft and learn anything from weaving to carving, to doll making – whatever strikes your fancy! You’ll be blown away ...

Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Aberfoyle

Are you a lover of forests? Or do you enjoy taking in the beauty that is associated with Scotland’s many parks? If so, then Queen Elizabeth Forest Park is the place for you! This beautiful forest is 50,000 acres and sprawls across ...