Wheeling makes a great One Tank Trip from Cleveland; FOX-8 visits the Toy Museum!!

Fox-8 from Cleveland, Ohio, has made a stop at the Toy Museum for their popular, long-running series of “One Tank Trips”! The series, which searches for things withing close proximity of Cleveland for folks to do, visited recently, for a segment scheduled to air for the first time on December 16, 2006. If you’re within […]

Kruger Street Exhibits at the Cleveland Botanical Garden!

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The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum is involved with a holiday-time exhibit at the Cleveland Botanical Garden! The exhibit will bring together toys and trains in a unique garden center – what better way to celebrate the holidays! We’ve installed a fun operating train layout, complete with pushbuttons so the kids can get in […]

Curator Speaks about upcoming “Railroading Through the Years” exhibit and Student Programs on Comcast Newsmakers!

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The “Railroading through the Years” exhibit slated to run from October 6 to December 31, 2006 at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, and the museum’s new Student Programs (more details on the “Especially for Teachers” page of this site) were the topics in a segment slated to be featured by the Comcast Newsmakers […]

Toy Museum featured on Traveling West Virginia on WCHS FOX-11 in Charleston, WV!

The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum was the feature site for the “Traveling West Virginia” segment of WCHS-TV 11’s Thursday November 30th newscast in Charleston, West Virginia! News photographer Brad Rice traveled to the Toy Museum in late November to shoot the segment, which can be viewed on the station’s website. You can visit […]

Toy Museum unveils new Student Programs for 2006-07 School Year!

Attention all teachers!!! We have been working hard over the summer here at the Toy Museum, putting together an exciting and educational slate of Student Programs for the 2006-07 school year. Each program is geared towards covering or reinforcing specific goals from the Social Studies Instructional Objectives from the states of West Virginia and Ohio. […]

Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum is a stop on the World Harmony Run!!

The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, located at 144 Kruger Street in Wheeling, West Virginia was a stopping point for the World Harmony Run on Sunday, July 30th from 11:30 to Noon!! The World Harmony Run is a global relay that seeks to promote international friendship and understanding. As a symbol of harmony, runners […]

Museum to Participate in Kids Day at Station Square in Pittsburgh!

On Saturday, August 19, 2006, from Noon to 2 PM, we will be taking our show on the road! The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum will be participating in “Kids Club Day”, a family fun day at Station Square in Pittsburgh! We’ll have our portable train layout with us, and will also be doing […]

8th Annual Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention is in the History Books!

On Friday and Saturday, June 16th and 17th, 2006, the Toy Museum hosted the 8th Annual Marx Convention. 82 vendor tables stacked high with all sorts of Marx goodies greeted the hundreds of attendees and family members! Talks by George Kroll (Marx Demonstrator boards), John Twarog & Bob Grossman (train repairs) and Noah Coop (repairing […]

8th Annual Convention (2006)

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On Friday and Saturday, June 16th and 17th, 2006, the Toy Museum hosted the 8th Annual Marx Convention. 82 vendor tables stacked high with all sorts of Marx goodies greeted the hundreds of attendees and family members! Talks by George Kroll (Marx Demonstrator boards), John Twarog & Bob Grossman (train repairs) and Noah Coop (repairing […]

2nd Annual West Virginia Mego Meet a Smash Hit!

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On Friday and Saturday, June 2 & 3, 2006, the museum again filled with fans and collectors of Mego action figures from the sixties and seventies! Both attendance and number of tables increased substantially from last year, as the event continues to grow! There was something for everyone at this year’s event, with not just […]