Brighton Toy and Model Museum, Sussex

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There are no on-site car parking facilities and only limited parking within the immediate area. The nearest car parks are at the train station, on Blackman Street and on Trafalgar Street. Further details on parking can be found on the Brighton & Hove City Council website here.

Access to the building from the train station is down a sloping tarmac footpath.

Adaptations have taken place to make the building accessible for wheelchair use, however some areas of the museum may be difficult to manoeuvre due to the restrictions in space.

Please note the access ramp is useable for standard size wheelchairs, but unfortunately mobility scooters cannot access the museum gallery. There is a small angled step from the pavement to the ramp top which is accessible for standard size wheelchairs.

Assistance dogs are permitted.

There is an accessible toilet located within the museum.

The museum is lit with artificial lighting throughout.

Please contact the venue directly for further accessibility information.

Brief description

Located under Victorian railway arches in the city centre, Brighton Toy and Model Museum is home to many a childhood memory.

Founded in 1991 and described as “one of the world’s great toy museums”, the attraction contains over 10,000 exhibits of toys and models - from Lego, Corgi and rare train models to Steiff, Victorian houses and dolls.


52-55 Trafalgar Street, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 4EB



01273 749 494



Brighton is approximately a 1.5-2 hour car journey from London.

Travelling from London, follow the A4 to M4, then take the M25 and M23 to the A23 in West Sussex. Continue on A23 and drive to A2010 in Brighton.

The museum is located under Brighton Train Station.

OS SJ 831999

Opening Times

Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 11:00 - 17:00

Please check with the venue directly for up-to-date information including opening times and admission charges as they may be subject to change.


The museum is located centrally under Brighton Train Station.

Train: If travelling via train, the museum is approximately a 2-minute walk from the station. The journey time from London to Brighton is just under an hour, and there are regular services departing from London Bridge and London Victoria. Other train services from the east coast and west coast travel into the city.

Bus: Local buses stop at the front of Brighton Train Station, roughly a 2-minute walk from the museum.

Cycling: For city cycling routes, please click here.


There is an accessible toilet located within the museum and further toilets, including an accessible toilet, are located nearby at Brighton Train Station.

The museum acts as a 'Visitor Information Point' and is an ideal place to access information and local maps about the surrounding area.

Located over the road from the arty Prince Albert pub, the North Laine is a short walk away hosting numerous cafes and independent shops. With the museum's central location, a plethora of eateries, shops and hotels can be found nearby. 

A swift 20-minute walk will get you to the pebble beach seafront and you could stop off at the iconic Royal Pavilion along the way.

Travel Information

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