The Museum of Brands, Packaging And Advertising (London) Reviews
Description:Address: 2 Colville Mews / Lonsdale Road / Notting Hill / London / W11 2AR / England / Discover the trends of daily ... more
The Museum of Brands, Packaging And Advertising (London) ... life, how are shopping habits have evolved, and household goods, how taste and tempo fromm groceries to sweets have changed, how motoring, aviation, radio and television have advanced, along with the gradual emancipation of women and the effects of two world wars.
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 ... more
Customer The Museum of Brands, Packaging And Advertising (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 23/10/12 (Very useful, 96 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, 167 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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