Monopoly of Games Coming to the Toy Museum!!

In late September of this year, the Toy Museum received a MAJOR donation from a Minnesota collector! Sheldon Klasky of Bloomington, Minnesota, has been collecting Monopoly games for the past 40 years! He has acquired games from countless foreign countries, along with many unique themed games, games which were based on Monopoly (both licensed and […]

National Road Transportation Festival to be held on September 29th at Museum!!

On Saturday, September 29, 2007, from 10 AM to 3 PM, the National Road Alliance of West Virginia will be holding their annual Transportation Festival on the museum grounds. An antique wagon from Jackson’s Mill, hands on science from the West Liberty SMART Center, the Diecast Derby car racing game, a professional surveyor, and snow […]

9th Annual Convention (2007)

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On Friday and Saturday, June 15th and 16th, 2007, the Toy Museum hosted the 9th Annual Marx Convention. Over 90 vendor tables stacked high with all sorts of Marx goodies greeted the hundreds of attendees and family members! A dinner Friday night at Undo’s Italian Restaurant was a great chance for collectors to socialize! There […]

A Salute to Pittsburgh, Star Wars at 30 exhibits at the Toy Museum!!

Just in time for the warmer weather, the Toy Museum is hosting an exhibit which showcases our neighbor to the North, the Steel City! See trains and toys related to Pittsburgh, sports memorabilia and collectibles from their teams, and more! The Pittsburgh exhibit will run from April 13 to July 8, 2007! Also coming to […]

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 […]