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|Subject: Greetings From Mint Museum Of Toys 11/09/06, 03:16 pm|| |
Mint (Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys), the world's first purpose-built museum for toys, opened in Singapore this May. The museum showcases an extensive collection of vintage toys, including rare and unique toys covering a period between the mid-19th and mid-20th Centuries.Numbering more than 50,000 toys and valued at over S$5 million, the museum collection includes rare vintage Disneyana toys and memorabilia, character toys such as Astroboy, Batman, Bonzo, Dan Dare and Popeye, a rare 'Door of Hope' doll collection dating from the turn of the 20th century and an exclusive Teddy Bear collection among many others.The collection is housed within a five-storey contemporary building, designed by widely acclaimed Singapore architectural firm SCDA Architects, which has garnered several international awards, including the highly prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects Worldwide Awards.Mint Cafe
The Cafe, Restaurant and Wine Bar in the basement offer a relaxed yet sophisticated ambience for casual and formal dining. A comprehensive menu based on international and local cuisine is available to suit all palates.We cater for Corporate Events, Product Launches, Birthday Celebrations, Wedding Anniversaries and other private functions; complimentary entry to the museum is included. For special holidays, such as Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, and special occasions, all four floors of the Museum will be open for dining among the toys.Conveniently located at 26 Seah Street right in the heart of the city opposite Raffles Hotel, Mint Museum of Toys brings everyone aged from 9 to 90 on a unique nostalgic "journey of re-discovery."