“Making Winter BEARable!” exhibit is now open!!

Our temporary exhibit “Making Winter BEARable!” is now up and running, and will be here through April 19, 2009! The exhibit features bears from the collections of Wheeling collector Leona Miller, and the collection of the late Joan Bealer of St. Clairsville, Ohio. These talented teddies will warm your hearts and bring some joy to […]

10 Years and Counting (2008)


On Friday and Saturday, June 20th and 21st, 2008, the Toy Museum hosted the 10th Annual Marx Convention. Despite this summer’s record gas prices, attendance and tableholder numbers both matched last year’s totals. And some special surprises were in store for the 10th! First of all, each registered attendee received a special 10th aniversary suncatcher, […]

Opening for “Revival of Marklin” exhibit is Saturday, July 19th

On Saturday, July 19, 2008, the museum’s newest exhibit, “the Revival of Marklin”, will be unveiled. The exhibit, which runs through October 26, 2008, will showcase the Marklin trains of the late Walter P. Griffith Sr, of California. Mr. Griffith was in the Army Air Corps and assisted Marklin Trains in getting back into toy […]