MINT Museum of Toys hosts pop-up event; features life-sized plush bears, cartoon screenings

Visitors can also view toys and collectibles from their favourite tv show icons.

Farhana Subuhan

Published: 9 December 2022, 6:01 PM

To celebrate its first Christmas in post-pandemic Singapore, the MINT Museum of Toys is hosting a pop-up experience that includes shopping, exhibition, museum activities and featured F&B experiences from Dec 6.

The museum curated a selection of iconic childhood favourites characters and TV show icons from the 1960s for the pop-up exhibition.

Titled GUERILLA with a central focus on plush toys, the museum is showcasing a variety of vintage plush toys consisting of bears and dolls that aims to evoke a sense of familiarity and happy childhood memories.

Visitors can snap photographs with 1m larger-than-life plush bears that are exclusively made for the GUERILLA event.

The museum is also running a giveaway where visitors are encouraged to locate and take photos with one of the five available giant plush bears. Attendees can stand a chance to win surprise plushies weekly when they post the pictures and tag the museum’s official Instagram.

One can expect to take a trip down the memory lane by viewing merchandise, toys and collectibles from iconic TV shows. Some icons include Care Bears, Sesame Street, Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, Rainbow High and L.O.L Surprise. The toys are on display alongside contents about their history, background and impact.

Visitors can also shop for merchandise, toys and collectibles featuring these characters in the museum or online.

In addition, the event offers exclusive cocktails and mocktails inspired by Sesame Street characters for all.

A screening of both vintage and present-day films and cartoon animations are also available. Visitors can look out for their favourite genre of shows and reserve a timeslot to catch the screenings.

Some of the screenings include American Cartoon Animations, Classic Sesame Street, Peppa Pig Tales, The Little Prince, PJ Masks, Care Bears and the British Children Television Series. 

Tickets are priced at $25 per person and visitors can grab their tickets here.

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