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 […]

2nd Annual Wheeling Caboose Festival took place April 29th!

On Saturday, April 29, 2006, from 11 AM to 3 PM, the 2nd Annual Wheeling Caboose Festival was held here at the museum! The day ended with a 2:30 PM dedication event for the new “Upton House” exhibit here at the Museum! Several hundred attendees enjoyed the outdoor festival, which included the Whiteside calliope, Diecast […]

Author Russell Poole holds Book Signing at Toy Museum!

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Maryland resident and historical author Russell Poole has completed an historical work on National Road, and he held a book signing event here at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum for fans and interested history buffs! The event took place on Saturday, April 22, 2006 from 10 AM to 3 PM. A life long […]

Toy Museum is featured in the CNN.com travel section, and in newspapers across the country!

On Sunday, January 9, 2006, CNN.com, the news website, featured the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum in the travel section of their site! The Associated Press story was the lead story under travel for the day! If you missed it and would like to take a look, the article has also appeared in well […]

M.T.H. Electric Trains places rare prototypes on loan to Museum!

Recently, M.T.H. Electric Trains placed several rare toy train prototype models on loan to the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum! The models, a diesel engine and matching bobber caboose lettered for WSX Blast Furnace (Weirton Steel), are the art samples for these two limited production items, which were released in mid 2005. The trains, […]

7th Annual Convention (2005)

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Another Marx Toy & Train Collectors National Convention is now behind us. This year’s, the seventh annual event, was the biggest yet, with over 150 families in attendance and 73 vendor tables! For those of you who couldn’t make it, here are just a few quick glimpses. There is, however, nothing like being here!

Mego Meet response is Better than Expected! Event to Become Annual!

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The 2005 Mego Meet,which was held at the museum on June 3 and 4, 2005, was a fun event for all who attended. And attendance far exceeded expectations! Dealers from as far away as Arizona set up at the show, and virtually every attendee went away with some new treasure for their collection! The talks […]