On this page we share the locations of some museums that have Dolls’ Houses. This list is not exhaustive and recommendations are always welcome.
* Please check that the items you wish to see are on display before travelling.*
There may be admission charges.
If you have a disability please enquire as to access, some museums are very good, others not so efficient.
If travelling from outside your own country or state/county/province, please check open days as National Holidays can vary.
This list has been compiled by Ruth Keyworth, with additions by Rebecca Green and Gil Bomber. Please send corrections, additions or advice of broken links to Ruth and to Rebecca Green or Julie Hardy.
National Museum of Australia, Lawson Cres, Acton ACT 2601
Phone (02) 6208 5000
Of note: Hetherington Doll’s House (1930s) (not always on display; check before visiting)
Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007
Phone: (02) 9217 0111
Of note: Several dolls houses held, including two from Sydney store Walther & Stevenson. (Not always on display; check before visiting.)
Leura (Blue Mountains)
Leuralla Toy and Railway Museum, 36 Olympian Parade, Leura NSW 2780
Phone: (02) 4784 1169
Of note: Leuralla Dolls House, ca 1915 (in the Nursery)
Museum Victoria (several museums – uncertain which holds Pendle Hall, or whether it is on display; check before visiting.)Of note: Pendle Hall dolls house, built by Mrs Felicity Clemons in Tasmania, 1940s-1980s.
Speelgoed Museum Mechelen (Toy Museum), Nekkerspoelstraat 21, 2800 Mechelen
Phone +32 (0)15 / 55.70.75
Of note: reported to have many dolls houses, dolls shops and dolls kitchens. Not known how many are on display.
Le Musée du Jouet de Bruxelles, Rue de l'Association, 24 - 1000 Bruxelles
Of note: several dolls houses, of German, Spanish and unknown origin; dolls house furniture. Not known if they are on display.
Musée du Jouet Ferrières, Rue de Lognoul 6, 4190 Ferrières
Phone 00 32 (0)86/40.08.23
Of note: Several doll kitchens and a dolls house from 1913.
Dundas Museum & Archives, 139 Park Street West, Dundas, Ontario, ONL9H 1X8
Phone: 905 627 7412Of note: Domville Dolls House of 1899. At the time of writing in storage, so make appointment to view.
Small Worlds/Male svety, Dr. Mareše 370 (next to the library "knihovna")
387 73 Bavorov, Czech Republic
Of note: Private collection of houses and other tiny toys collected and made over forty years by Gil Bomber
BENÁTKY NAD JIZEROU
Toy Museum – Chateau, Benátky nad Jizerou, +420 326 316 595
Museum website (in Czech): http://www.muzeumhracek.webpark.cz/
Tourist information (in English): http://prague-stay.com/lifestyle/review/1433-toy-museum-benatky-nad-jizerou/
Of note: dolls houses, roomboxes, shops, model Japanese houses, etc
Muzeum domečků, panenek a hraček (Museum of dollshouses, dolls and toys), Litomyšl,
570 01 Litomyšl
Tel. +420 734 802 946
GPS 49°52'21.151"N, 16°18'50.115"E
Prague Toy Museum, Jirská 4, Prague 1 (in the Prague Castle premises)
Tel: +420 243 722 94 / +420 243 711 11Of note: large collection of toys through the ages, including dolls houses, roomboxes and a separate display of Barbies.
Nationalmuseet (National Museum of Denmark), Prinsens Palæ (Prinsens Palais), Ny Vestergade 10, 1471 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3313 4411
Of note: many dolls houses, including "The Three Sisters", ca 1850, by tradition played with by the three daughters of King Christian IX, displayed in the permanent exhibition "Stories of Denmark (1660-2000)".
Phone: +45 33 23 85 58 or 60 89 85 58
Of note: Private collection of dolls and toys, including dolls houses from 1860-1920.
Of note: some dolls houses, Hans Andersen dolls.
NORDJYLLAND (North Denmark)
Miniseum, Memstrupsvej 1 Fjelsted 9550 Mariager
Phone: + 46 8648 4824
Of note: Large display of recent collectors' dolls houses, and a large model of Gammel Estrup Manor House. Has a shop.
SYDDANMARK (Southern Denmark)
Egeskov Castle, Egeskov Stewards Office, Egeskov Gade 18, DK-5772, Kraerndrup.
Phone (0045 for Denmark) 6227 1016
Of note: Titania’s Palace, craftsman built house, originally from Ireland.
Museum Sønderjylland, Sønderborg Slot, Sønderbro 1, 6400 Sønderborg
Phone: 74 42 25 39
Of note: toy collection of the 1900s, including a large dolls house
Suomelinnan lelumuseo (Suomelinna Toy Museum), Suomenlinna C66, 00190 Helsinki
Phone: +358 40 500 6607
Of note: Toys from Finland 1800-1960, including some dolls houses and dolls furniture.
Muumilaakso (Moominvalley Moomin Museum), Tampere Art Museum, Puutarhakatu 34, 33101 Tampere
Phone: +358 (0)3 5656 6577
Of note: gallery dedicated to the works of Tove Jansson, including a 2.5m Moomin house built by Tove Jansson in the 1970s.
Vapriikki Museum Centre, Alaverstaanraitti 5, 33100 Tampere
Phone: +358 03 5656 6966
Of note: Home to the Doll Museum (Nukkemuseo), which includes a variety of dolls houses.
Turku Castle, Linnankatu 80, 20100 Turku
Phone: +358 (0) 2 262 0300
Of note: the Children's Castle is said to have some dolls houses and toys.
Musée de l'Œuvre Notre Dame, 3 Place du Château, 67000, Strasbourg.
Phone 33 3 88 52 50 00
Of note: Should contain the Strasbourg Baby House of 1680, please check before visiting.
Musée Alsacien, 23 – 25 Quai Saint Nicolas, 67000, Strasbourg
Phone 03 88 52 50 01
Of note: Historic room boxes.
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001, Paris
Phone 01 44 55 57 50
Of note: Dolls Houses, Toys
Caution, get the address right, there are 3 Museums within this group.
Musée de la Poupée, 28 Rue Beaubourg, 75003 Paris
Phone 01 42 72 73 11Of note: Dolls house in foyer with many Bleuette dolls.
Musée du Jouet, 1 Enclos de L’Abbaye, 78300, Poissy
Phone 01 39 65 06 06
Of note: Doll Rooms, toys teddy bears.
4, rue de l'Estrangladou,
email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or contact Ulla-Maija through her member profile dollhousedreamsOf note: more than 50 dolls houses and roomboxes, including Gottschalk, Silber & Fleming, Handicrafts, etc
Musée des Civilisations de L’Europe et de la Méditeranée, 7 Promenade Robert Laffont, (Esplanade du J4) CS 10351, 13213 Marseille, Cedex 02
Phone 04 84 35 13 00
Of note: Now houses the collections of the former Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires Paris. Should include a Mansard Roof Christian Hacker, PLEASE CHECK before travelling.
Städtisches Museum Űberlingen, Krummebergstrasse 30, D – 88662
Phone 07551 991079
Of note: 55 Dolls Houses
Ulmer Museum, Markplatz 9, 89073 Ulm.
Phone 0049 731 161 43 30
Of note: Reputed Baby House, needs confirmation.
BAYERN / BAVARIA
Nűrnberg / Nuremberg
Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Kartäusergasse 1, 90402 Nűremberg
Toy section at Kartäusergasse 20
Phone +49 (0) 911 13310
Of note: Four early Baby Houses and much more.
Spielzeugmuseum (Museum Lydia Bayer), Karlstrasse 13-15, 90403 Nűrnberg
Phone +49 (0) 911 231 31 64
Of note: Collection of Christian Hacker toys.
Műnchen / Munich
Műnchner Stadtmuseum, St Jacobs Platz 1, 80331 Műnchen
Phone 49 (0) 89 233 22370
Of note: Room Boxes, Toys, Dolls House
Spielzeugmuseum im Pleinfelder Tor, 91792 Ellingen
Henriette / Karl Westinger
Telefon: 09141 / 70545
email: henriette16[at]t-online.de (replace [at] with @ )
Altonaer Museum, Museumstrasse 23, 22765 Hamburg
Phone 040 428 135 3582
Reputed Classroom and Shop, please check
Historisches Museum, Fahrtor 2 (Römerberg) 60311, Frankfurt am Main
Phone +49(0) 69 212 35154
Of note: Gontard Baby House, Toy collection.Check availability as Museum has undergone reconstruction.
NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN / NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA
Museum für Puppen und Spielzeug
Bad Münstereifel, Alte Gasse 28 Telefon: 02253 / 543881 und 0178 / 6848464
Of note: dolls houses, roomboxes, shops, etc
Freilichtmuseum Kommern, Rheinisches Landesmuseum fűr Volkskunde, Eickser Strasse
D 53894, Mechernich Kommern
Phone 02443 99800
Of note: Reputed Dolls House and Toy Kitchens please check
RHEINLAND-PFALZ / RHINELAND-PALATINATE
Puppenstubenmuseum der 30er und 50er Jahre (Dolls House Museum of the 30s and 50s), Rosenweg 3, 67814 Jakobsweiler.
Phone: Rosemarie Hahn : +49(0) 63 57 / 76 31
Ingeborg Michno : +49(0) 63 57 / 12 95
Of note: About 65 dolls houses and roomboxes
Schlossmuseum Arnstadt, Neues Palais, Schlossplatz 1, 99310 Arnstadt
Phone 03628 60 29 32Of note: Mon Plaisir model village commissioned by Princess Dorothea of Arnstadt.
Museo Civico d’Arte Industriale e Quadreria Davia Bargellini, Strada Maggiore 44, 40125 Bologna.
Phone 39 051 23 67 08 / 39 051 22 88 21Of note: Model of 18th C Town house, Marionette Theatre.
Museum Kinderwereld (Children's World Museum), Brink 31, 9301 JK Roden
Of note: some dolls houses, antique and recent
Rozet, Kortestraat 16, 6811 EP Arnhem
Phone 026-35 43 100
Of note: the 18th century dolls house owned by painter Lizzy Ansingh (1875-1959) (formerly in the Historisch Museum Arnhem Burgerweeshuis)
Speelgoedmuseum Oosterhout, Zandheuvel 51, Oosterhout
Phone +31 162 452 815
Of note: dolls shops, dolls kitchens, dolls houses, model buildings
Frans Hals Museum, Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem
Phone 31 23 5 115775
Of note: Baby House (may be Blaauw Baby House)
Rijksmuseum, Museumstrat 1, 1971 XX, Amsterdam
Phone 31 900 0745
Of note: Petronella Oortman House, painting of same by Jacob Appel 1710
Speelgoedmuseum Deventer (Deventer Toy Museum), Brink 47, 7411 BV Deventer
Phone +31 (0)570 693786
Of note: display of dolls houses from 1850 to the present.
Gemeente Museum, Stadhouderslaan 41, 2517 HV, Den Haag
Phone 31 70 3381111
Of note: Sara Rothe House 1743 ( may be the Sara Plous van Amstel house under another name)
Huis Van Guin (Van Gijn House), Nieuwe Haven 30, NL - 3311 AP Dordrecht
Phone +31 78 6398200
Of note: an 18th century dolls house and other dolls houses. (The 18th century house has recently been restored, and features in an exhibition called Klein! (Small!) which runs from 3 July 2015 - January 2016.)
Centraal Museum, Agnietenstraat 1, 3512 XA Utrecht
Phone 31 30 2362362
Of note: should be Petronella de la Court Baby House, not clear if on display.
The Norwegian Digital Museum database is useful for locating dolls houses and dolls house furniture. The database does not indicate which dolls houses are on display.
Gamle Hvam Museum (Store-Hvamsvegen 26, 2165 Hvam.
Phone 66 93 66 38
Of note: several dolls houses from the first half of the 20th century, plus some dolls house furniture.
Asker Museum, Otto Valstads vei 19, 1395 Hvalstad
Phone +47 66 79 00 11
Of note: one dolls house
KUBEN cultural centre, Parkveien 16, 4838 Arendal
Phone +47 37 01 79 00
Of note: one set of dolls house table & chairs made in Norway ca 1925.
Kvinnemuseet (National Women's Museum), Løkkegaten 35, 2213 Kongsvinger
Phone 62 88 82 90
Of note: an antique roombox (unfurnished).
Lofoten Toy Museum, Sakrisøy, N-8390 Reine i Lofoten
Tel. +47 76 09 21 43 - Fax +47 76 09 24 88
Of note: Within the Arctic circle; has many dolls, including some dolls house dolls.
Norsk Folkemuseum (The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History), Museumsv.10, Oslo
Phone +47 22 12 37 00
Of note: around two dozen dolls houses of the 19th and 20th centuries, several made in Norway, plus dolls house furnishings.
Norsk Teknisk Museum, Kjelsåsveien 143, 0491 Oslo
Phone 22 79 60 00
Of note: dolls house and accessories made in the 1950s by the Chief Engineer of Norwegian company Kværner Brug A/S for his grandchildren.
Haugalandmuseene, Skåregt. 142, Haugesund
Phone 52 70 93 60
Of note: one tiny 1950s/60s dolls house; some older dolls house furniture.
Sverresborg Trøndelag Folkemuseum, Sverresborg Allè 13, , 7020 Trondheim
Phone 73 89 01 00 / 10
Of note: several Norwegian dolls houses.
Norsk rettsmuseum (Norwegian National Museum of Justice), Kongens gate 95, 7012 Trondheim
Phone 73 50 03 05 / 900 24 074
Of note: one dolls house, previously in ‘Bots prison'.
Berg - Kragerø Museum, Lovisenbergvn. 45, 3770 Kragerø
Phone +47 35 54 45 00
Of note: two mid 20th century dolls houses and some furnishings.
Kristiansand Museum, Vigeveien 22B, PB 4048 Kongsgård. 4689 Kristiansand
Phone 38 10 26 90
Of note: one homemade dolls house from the 1960s.
Phone 021 882 8861
Of note: a collection of 1:12 scale miniatures and room boxes, may have antique dolls houses too.
Hazel's World of Miniatures, Ramsgate, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Of note: A private museum of handcrafted and vintage miniatures, including a Triang Mickey Mouse nursery set.
Museo del Juguete, Denia
Calle Calderon s/n.
Tel. 96 642 02 60
Of note: Denia was a centre of toymaking in the 20th century, including dolls houses and dolls house furniture. Unknown how many, if any, are held by the Museum.
Of note: CLOSED. This museum had around 50 dolls houses. Photos can be found on the web, including this flickr album by Mónica Diez.
Charlottenborg Castle / Motala Museum, Strandvägen 71, 591 46 Motala
Phone: 0141- 23 35 91
Of note: About 40 dolls houses and other model buildings representing a small town, including a patisserie, school, residential homes, shops and ordinary homes, etc, made by a couple called Nielsen in the late 1990s.
Museihuset, Ljungs Västra Bro 1, 590 70 Vreta kloster (between Motala and Linköping)
Phone: 01339 4044
Of note: Some dolls houses, as well as many model cars, model trains, Lego, etc.
Brio Lekoseum, Briogatan 2, 283 31 Osby
Phone +46 (0)479-312 47
Also on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lekoseum
Of note: display of Brio dolls houses, plus Märklin model railways, the largest collection of Barbie dolls in Sweden, and Santa's house and workshop, etc.
Kulturen i Lund (Lund Cultural and Historical Museum), Tegnérplatsen, 22350 Lund.
Of note: A dolls house in the Play Loft on the second floor; a collection of silver filigree dolls house furniture made in the Netherlands in the late 17th century (not always on display).
See Linda Bancroft's article A Dolls House Tour of Småland.
Dockskåpsvrån Rävlämmen, Lotorp Vandrarhem, Torgvägen 1, 610 13 Lotorp
Of note: Ingegerd Carlborg's private collection of about 70 dolls houses from 1900 on, from Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the UK and the USA, plus furnishings from 1850 on.
Villa Edros (home of Berith Bergström, maker of Nolbyn dolls houses and furniture)
7 km north of Filipstad towards Hagfors, Värmland, Sweden
Open to visitors on one weekend in summer.
Vänersborgs Dockmuseum (Vänersborg Doll Museum), Residensgatan 2, 462 33 Vänersborg
Of note: Private collection of dolls from ca 1840 to early Barbies; dolls' furniture, dolls' shops, etc.
Haus zum Kirschgarten, Elizabethenstrasse 27, 4051 Basel
Phone +41 61 205 86 00
Of note: Dolls Houses, doll kitchens, doll shops, Toy Gallery
Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, Museumstrasse 2, CH 8001 Zurich
Phone +41 (0) 44 218 65 11Of note: Swiss culture, Toys, includes dolls hat & fabric shop ca 1790, dolls kitchen ca 1875, and six-room furnished tin litho Oro-Werke dolls house, ca 1925.
Rahmi M Koç Museum, Hasköy Cad No 5, Hasköy 34445, Istanbul
Phone 212 369 66 00Of note: Collection of Dolls Houses from the 19th and 20th centuries
If phoning from outside the UK put 44 in front of the 0 when dialling.
The National Trust has properties in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (but not in Scotland or in the Republic of Ireland (Eire). National Trust properties have been identified as they run their own web pages with full details of all properties, cafes, gardens etc., so it is wise to check on the National Trust Web Site before visiting.
The National Trust Collections can be searched online by Category, as well as by Collection (ie place held), Time Period, whether on display or not, etc. The categories include Dolls' Houses and Furnishings, and images are shown of many items.
Queen Marys Dolls House, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
Phone 020 7766 7304
Blaise Castle House Museum, Henbury Road, Bristol, BS10 7QS
Phone: 0117 903 9818
Of note: A collection of toys, including dolls houses and furniture.
Lyme Park, House & Garden, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 2NR
Phone 01663 762023
Of note: Edwardian toys (National Trust Property)
Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5AD
Phone 01208 265950
Of note: Lines 21 in Children’s Nursery (National Trust Property)
A World in Miniature Museum, Houghton Hall Garden Centre, Houghton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4JB
Phone 01228 400 388
Of note: room sets and individual furnishings created in 1/12th scale by over 200 skilled artisans and miniaturists, from the late 1980s to ca 2000.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LF
Phone 015394 36269
Of note: Beatrix Potter's Dolls House (National Trust Property)
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 7LE
Phone 01332 863822
Of note: Two dolls houses, one large possibly 19th century, one smaller mid 19th century.
Sudbury Hall & the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT
Phone 01283 585305
Of note: Museum of Childhood, Lines 21 (National Trust Property)
Allhallows Museum of Lace and Local Antiquities, High Street, Honiton, Devon, EXC14 1PG
Phone 01404 44966
Of note: a mid Victorian furnished doll's house
Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Near Exeter, Devon, EX6 6PB
Phone 01647 433306
Of note: Two Dolls’ Houses, plus a Wendy house and miniature garden (National Trust Property)
The Merchant's House Museum, 33 Saint Andrew Street, Plymouth PL1 2AX
Phone 01752 304774
Of note: Dolls House, possibly 19th century
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor, Salcombe, Devon, TQ8 8LW
Phone 01548 842893
Of note: two dolls houses, one of unknown date decorated ca 1980s; one probably 19th century German. (National Trust Property)
Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 1UH
Phone 01752 333500
Whiteways Dolls House (donated by Vivien Greene; check it is on view before visiting). (National Trust Property)
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA
Phone 01305 262735
Of note: a dolls house mentioned by a DHP&P member
Sherborne Museum, Church Lane, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BP
Phone 01935 812252
Of note: dolls houses, Ladies Guild dolls house furniture
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co Durham DL12 8NP
Phone 01833 690606
Of note: small dolls house or model house, made ca 1840 by William Dobson, colliery labourer of Barnard Castle. (Check if on display.)
As of mid 2016, the antique and vintage toy display has been greatly reduced, and now includes only one dolls house.
Audley End house & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF
Phone 01799 522842
Of note: Victorian dolls house in the children's nursery. (English Heritage Property)
Central Museum, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 6EW
Phone 01702 212345
Of note: two dolls houses on display, two in store (as at October 2014)
The House on the Hill Toy Museum, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8SP
Phone 01279 81323
Of note: several dolls houses
GLOUCESTERSHIRESnowshill Manor and Garden, Snowshill, near Broadway, Gloucestershire, WR12 7J
Phone 01386 852410
Of note: dolls houses including furnished dolls house from 1907 and one of Georgian style.
Curtis Museum, High Street, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1BA
Phone 01420 82802
Of note: Dolls house in Gallery of Childhood
Dolls House Exhibition, Maple Street Dolls Houses & Miniatures, Wendy, Royston, Herts, SG8 0AB
Phone 01223 207025 or 01223 208937
Of note: display of roomboxes furnished in different periods, plus collections from the former dolls house museum at Petworth, Sussex; from Dawn Lockyer; and Patricia Labistour's exhibition of Music in Miniature.
ISLE OF WIGHT
The Lilliput Antique Doll & Toy Museum, Brading, Isle of Wight. PO36 0DJ
Phone 01983 407231Of note: some dolls houses, as well as many many dolls.
Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG
Phone 01732 865224
Of note: Guthrie Collection of Miniature Model Houses by master miniaturist John J Hodgson. Illustrates the development of English country houses through the ages, from Tudor to Victorian times, in 1/12th scale.
Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Mount Pleasant, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1JN
Phone 01892 554171Of note: The Rigg Dolls House, 1840, and a ca 1890 dolls house.
Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Nr Preston, PR5 0SH
Phone 01254 852986
Of note: 27 dolls houses, including some from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Judges’ Lodgings, Church Street, Lancaster, LA1 1YS
Phone 01524 32808
Of note: Toys, including several dolls houses, on the top floor.
CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Lincoln, LN1 3LY
Phone 01522 782040
Of note: a Kits Coty House
The Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA
Phone 020 8983 5200
Of note: many Dolls’ Houses
Pollock's Toy Museum & Shop, 1 Scala Street, London W1T 2HL
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN
Phone 020 7001 9844
Of note: Blackett’s Baby House
Strangers Hall, 4 Charing Cross, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4AL
Phone 01603 667229 / 493625
Of note: Several dolls houses and dolls house furniture in reserve collection (not currently on public display; contact curator).
King’s Lynn Town Hall, Saturday Market Place, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5DQ
Phone 01553 775839
Of note: Reputed to have the Lynn Baby House (check).
Wallington, Cambo, Near Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4 AR
Phone 01670 77360
Of note: Hammond House & a room of Dolls Houses. (National Trust Property)
Wells and Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset BA5 2UE
Phone: 01749 673477
Of note: Dolls house, probably 19th century; roombox decorated as model antique shop, with antique and vintage miniature glass, pottery, etc.
Christchurch Mansion, Soane Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 2BE
Phone 01473 433554
Of note: Two Victorian dolls houses.
Ickworth, The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE
Phone 01284 735270
Of note: Two dolls houses, one ca 1880 Silber & Fleming type boxback and the other from 1907 plus contents. Not currently on display. (National Trust property)
Southwold Museum, 9 -11 Victoria Street, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6HZ
Phone 01502 726097
Of note: Victorian dolls house (reported in 1990s, may be the house seen in Browse the Exhibits under Scale Models?)
Ham House, Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7RS
Phone 0208 8940 1950
Of note: Model of the State Bedroom, created 1975. Not currently on display. (National Trust Property)
Museum of Farnham, Wilmer House, 38 West Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DX
Phone 01252 715094
Of note: Manwaring Dolls House, ca 1790
Brighton Toy and Model Museum, 52-55 Trafalgar St, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4E (beneath Brighton Railway Station)
Phone 01273 749494
Of note: Several dolls houses, dolls house furniture, antique French miniature schoolroom (check if on display)
The Grange Art Gallery & Museum, The Green, Rottingdean, Brighton, E. Sussex BN2 7HA
Phone 01273 301004
Of note: collection of toys and dolls, including a large dolls house
Hove Museum & Art Gallery, 19 New Church Road, Hove, Sussex, BN3 4AB
Phone Brighton Museums 300 029 0900
Of note: Dolls House and Toys
Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3QS
Phone 01323 844224
Of note: a large ca 1920s dolls house, may be in a Tudor Room.
Yesterday's World Museum of Social History, 89-90 High Street (Opposite Battle Abbey), Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AQ
Phone 01424 777 226
Of note: toys of the past, may include Victorian dolls house.
Petworth House and Park, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AE
Phone 01798 342207
Of note: a large dolls house. (National Trust Property)
Standen House and Garden, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4NE
Phone 01342 323029
Of note: probably Christian Hacker dolls house, not currently on display.
Uppark House & Garden, South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex, GU31 5QR
Phone 01730 825 415
Of note: Sarah Featherstonhaugh House (18th Century) (National Trust Property)
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery, Chapel Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HP
Phone 01903 221448
Of note: Dolls Houses, Dolls, Teddies.
Warwickshire Museum, St John's House Museum, St John's Court, Warwick CV34 4NF
Phone 01926 412 132 or 01926 412 500 (may reach the other location, Market Hall Museum)
Of note: the Social History - Dolls & Toys Collection includes several dolls houses.
Longleat House, Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW
Phone 01985 845420
Of note: Longleat Dolls’ House
Worcestershire County Museum, Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury Nr Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7XZ
Phone 01299 250416
Of note: Christian Hacker Fort
Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH
Phone 0113 230 5492
Of note: Victorian Street with toys.
Dewsbury Museum, Crow Nest Park, Hecmondwike Road, Dewsbury WF13 2SA
Phone 01924 324766
Of note: Toy gallery, probably including dolls houses reported in late 1990s.
Grassington Folk Museum, 6 The Square, Grassington, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5AQ.
Phone 01756 753287 (Chairman of the Museum Society)
Of note: Dolls house with contents described as 18th - 20th century.
Ilkley Toy Museum, Whitton Croft Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9HR
Phone 01943 603855
Newby Hall and Gardens, Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE
Phone 0845 4504068
Of note: 70 dolls houses from the Hamilton & Fiddick Collection
Nostell Priory & Parkland, Doncaster Road, Nostell, Near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1QE
Phone 01924 863892
Of note: House reputed to be by Chippendale (National Trust Property)
Nunnington Hall, Near York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5UY
Phone 01439 748283
Of note: Carlisle Collection of Miniature Rooms (National Trust property)
York Castle Museum, Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY
Phone 01904 687687
Of note: Heslington Dolls’ House, Toys, Dolls
Springhill, 20 Springhill Road, Moneymore, Magherafelt, County Londonderry, BT45 7NQ
Phone 028 8674 8210
Of note: Dolls House (National Trust Property)
Little Treasures, The Grampian Toy Museum and Shop, Petersfield, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5PR
Phone 01467 642332 or 01467 641696
Of note: hundreds of dolls houses
Glamis Castle, Angus, DD8 1RJ
Phone 01307 840393
Of note: the childhood dolls house of the late Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (née Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon). (Interior appears redecorated.)
Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Berwickshire TD2 6RU
Phone: 01578 722430
Of note: Dolls houses in the nursery wing.
Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1TG
Phone 0131 529 4142
Of note: Stockbroker House
ROSS AND CROMARTY
Highland Museum of Childhood, The Old Station, Strathpeffer, IV14 9DH
Phone 01997 421031
Of note: changing display of dolls house furniture.
West Wales Museum of Childhood, Pen-ffynnon, Llangeler, Carmarthenshire, SA44 5EY
Phone: 01559 370428
Of note: Lines, Triang, Amersham, Handicrafts and other dolls houses.
Erddig, near Wrexham, LL13 0YT
Phone: 01978 355314
Of note: Dolls house in an 18th century cabinet in the nursery. (National Trust property)
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4HN
Phone 01248 353084
Of note: Dolls House in the Nursery (National Trust Property)
Dolls House and Toy Museum, Ty Twt, Newport, Pembrokeshire, SA42 0PH
Phone: 01239 820 590
Of note: A private collection, with dolls houses from 1840 to now, including some in the owners' family for 80-100 years.
Angels Attic Museum, 516 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: +1 310-394-8331
Of note: highlights include Mulvaney and Rogers miniature of Versailles, Johanna Spyri’s childhood roombox, a Mexican dolls house with lift, Gottschalk house which features on the cover of The Genius of Moritz Gottschalk, etc
Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773 684 1414Of note: Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: +1 312-443-3600
Of note: Thorne Miniature Rooms
Museum of Miniature Houses, 111 East Main Street, Carmel, Indiana 46032
The Great American Dollhouse Museum, 344 Swope Drive, Danville, KY 40422Phone: (859) 236-1883
Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970 3783
Phone 978 745 9500 / 866 745 1876Of note: Warren House (please confirm), Toys
MISSOURIMiniature Museum of Greater St. Louis, 4746 Gravois Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116
The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave ( at 103rd Street) New York, NY 10029
Phone +1 212 534 1672
Of note: Ann Anthony’s Pavilion, Stettheimer House and others of note.
The Strong National Museum of Play (known as “The Strong”)
1 Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607
Phone 585 263 27000
Of note: Holds 250 Dolls Houses, 200 Miniature room settings. (No guarantee that they will all be on display all the time.) Bliss collection.
The Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Centre, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, OH 43420 2796
Phone 419 332 2081
Of note: Hayes House, Toys
Chester County Historical Society, The History Centre, 225 N High Street,
West Chester, PA 19380 2658
Phone 610 692 4800
Of note: Dolls House, Toys, Dolls
Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road, Shelburne VT 05482
Phone 802 985 3346
Of note: Ramshackle Inn, Dolls, Automata
The Dollhouse and Toy Museum of Vermont, 212 Union Street, Bennington, Vermont
Of note: Fully furnished and decorated recent collectors' dolls houses.
Smithsonian Institute, The Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Ave, NW Washington DC 20001
Phone (202) 633 1000
Of note: Roth House, 19th C Toys.
Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233 1478
Phone Visitos Service 414 278 2751
Of note: Vogel House (please check) Milwaukee Handicraft Project, Models of Native American Houses.