Spencer Doll, Toy and Miniature Museum marks its fifth anniversary Saturday

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SPENCER — The Spencer Doll, Toy and Miniature Museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday with a two-for-one admission price.

The museum is at 108 Fourth St. in Spencer. Normal admission prices are $5 for adults; $4 for seniors and members of the military; and $3 for children 3 to 15. Group rates are available for 15 or more people.

The regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The museum covers 3,000 square feet. The toys include Tinker Toys, dollhouses with collections of miniatures, die-cast race cars, cap guns, scale Lionel train and a model village, airplanes and rare collectibles in general.

Doll exhibits include figures made from cloth, wood, papier mache, china, metal, bisque, celluloid, wax, plastic and vinyl. The museum has a collection of Shirley Temple dolls, a large Mary March dollhouse and a circa 1900 Schienhut Humpty-Dumpty mini-circus.

For more information, go to www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com.