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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

111-117 Lancaster Road | Notting Hill, London W11 1QT, England
+44 20 7243 9610
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Please see the website for up to date information. Just around the corner from the world-famous Portobello Road Market stands a unique, Aladdin's cave of retro design and memories - the only museum of its kind in the whole world. Imagine walking through a corridor full from floor to ceiling with the treats that the British have filled their shopping baskets with for the last 200 years. Every corner you turn in the Time Tunnel leads you into a different decade. Discover what has made shoppers tick for the last 200 years and surround yourself in the classic designs, vintage adverts and retro stylings that fill our museum. The Museum is available to hire for evening events and there's a fabulous conference room for daytime events! So whether you visit to awaken childhood memories or to inspire your own designs, we welcome you to the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. Opening Times Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 6pm Sunday: 11am - 5pm Monday: Closed, except bank holidays We are closed during the Notting Hill Carnival, 24, 25 and 26 December and New Year's Day. Last entry is 45 minutes before closing.
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111-117 Lancaster Road | Notting Hill, London W11 1QT, England
Notting Hill
+44 20 7243 9610
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is 90% just a collection of toys, boxes, cans, packaging, etc. It does not feature advertising heavily at all. Additionally, the packages are presented along a timeline with very little information, context, etc. You are just looking at a wall/display that contains 100s...More

Thank Traveltravrl88
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this with two friends, we are all in our sixties so there was a great deal of "do you remember that" comments. It is well laid out and we really enjoyed it. There is a small cafe and a loved garden attached if...More

Thank woodie49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the greatest things i visited in london. So interesting, nice, exiting!!!! I reccomend it very much

Thank Shiraz B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a real hidden gem. I’d always known about it but ignored it. Finally decided to visit and what a superb place it is. Walk through the time tunnel and experience brands, packaging and advertising dating back to the Victorian era right through...More

Thank Adamnicholls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away in Ladbroke Grove is this cosy museum with its fascinating display of packages and advertisements for almost every popular consumer item. Walking through its time tunnel you will see how products evolved from origin until now -or in some cases disappeared. Whatever your...More

1  Thank drollthing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is situated just a few minutes walk from Ladbroke Grove Underground Station, turn right out of the station and right again into Lancaster Road. It contains a fabulous collection of exhibits of branding and advertising, walking through the time line passage it was...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum whilst in London and were not disappointed. The museum is very well laid out, going through periods of time. Excellent information and exhibits. Brings back memories!

Thank CornwallMole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From Victorian era through to modern day this place is a cornucopia of artefacts of brands, marketing materials, toys, postcards and packaging. The layout was chronological and the information to read was interesting and not too onerous (although, unusually for me, I would have preferred...More

Thank CB1234_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this interesting Museum with my new friend on a Saturday which cost £9.50 entrance fee. The brands start from the late 19th to the early 20th century with Queen Victoria, through to today. You are taken through a snaking, winding corridor like journey at...More

Thank Mikem063
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L, M and I visited on a Sunday morning and spent about 3 hours here with a break in the middle for lunch. The 'time tunnel' section showcases items from the last two centuries and it was interesting to learn how old some well known...More

Thank EH-in-York
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Response from Mac097 | Reviewed this property |
Visited mid June, and thought there were many "no photography" symbols in the timeline section.. Also not much distance between exhibition cases, and you would be photographing through glass.
June S
11 February 2016|
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Response from Leza H | Reviewed this property |
Fantastic little place and in a great area too, look up their website it gives you all the opening times. If you need any further info about London let me know as I have lived here for years. Definitely go to The Victoria... More