The Museum of Brands, Packaging And Advertising (London) Reviews
Newest Review: ... a small Disney display from the 1930s which was all mickey mouse themed toys and few Snow White vintage posters and a display for the first london olympics and a display of The Beatles merchandise. There were many displays that featured many 'make do and mend' type products and a lot of hand drawn war posters and small tubes or tins of toothpaste and soap. It was interesting to see many brands we have today such as Colgate! Most of the packaging in the museum featured was for washing up brands and famous brands of food and sweets. The 20s had a lot of make up and perfume items that actually looked like small childrens toys and figurines ... more
Customer The Museum of Brands, Packaging And Advertising (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 23/10/12 (Very useful, 86 readings)
I visited the Museum of Branding last week to do some research for my first project for me course. I'd never heard of the museum before and would have thought it would be quite boring but it is one of the most interesting museums I have ever been to. It is well hidden in road in Notting Hill and cost about £3.50 to get in with a group discount and it is normally £4. The museum is basically a collection of packaging mainly from the last 100 years, it is set out in decades and ranges from everything such as games, toiletries, washing and food packaging. The museum is very, very small and if you walked around it would barely take you five minutes but there is ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/11/10 (Very useful, 163 readings)
The Opie Collection in the Notting Hill area of West London is a rubbish museum. It literally is a rubbish museum as its other title is the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising and consists mostly of old bottles tins and cans from the Victorian era onwards. Its one of those weird and wonderful museums you stumble across and wonder who could possibly think this up? Is the founder a fruitcake or a genius. Its also one of those museums that could be completely boring with its degree of specialism or utterly absorbing and fascinating in a perverse way. A LITTLE MESSAGE FROM OUR SPONSER Robert Opie the fou8nder of the Opie Collection ... Read the complete review
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