Santa to Visit Toy Museum’s Caboose!

The jolly old elf himself, Santa Claus, will be making several appearances at the Toy Museum this Christmas season! His first appearance on Saturday, November 26th was a smash! He will be returning on Saturday, December 3rd, Saturday, December 10, Saturday, December 17, and Saturday, December 24, 2011! Each day, Santa will be in our […]

12th Annual Convention (2010)


Some real surprises unveiled in 2010, including Marx trains that made an appearance on the Tonight Show, and a couple of new friends from the Girard Marx factory!

Popular MICRONAUTS exhibit extended through July 4th weekend!

Due to popular demand, the current Micronauts exhibit’s stay at the Toy Museum has been extended! The display will run through July 7th, giving those summer visitors a few extra weeks to relive their past with these colorful robots!

Toy Museum is featured in Hemming’s Motor News!

The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum was the topic of a feature article in the November 2009 issue of Hemming’s Motor News! The long-running automotive publication boasts a fun look at the museum in an article on page 10 of the November issue, complete with several wonderful photos of museum exhibits. Why not check […]

11th Annual Convention (2009)


As we entered our second decade of hosting the annual Marx Convention, this event has grown to such a state that it has become almost an annual obligation for most attendees! In this year of a troubled economy, when many shows have been shrinking or even disappearing entirely, the Convention actually GREW in size over […]

“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 […]

Upcoming Museum exhibits to be Featured on Comcast Newsmakers in January!!

During the month of January 2008, our curator will be appearing on the Comcast Newsmakers show, which is run on CNN Headline News (channel 33) on the Comcast cable service here in the Ohio Valley. They run the various interviews at 25 minutes and 55 minutes past the hour. The interview with Newsmakers host Mollie […]

Kruger Street joins Best Benefits Program!

Beginning on December 1, 2007, the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum has become a member of the Best Benefits Club Employee Perks Program. Best Benefits Club is an employee perks program that works with over 100 employers in Ohio, as well as with many more across the USA. Is YOUR employer a member? If […]