This 10,000 piece collection began with consumer historian Robert Opie collecting a pack of Munchies at the age of 16. Now including toys, comics, fashion and design, as well as packaging and advertising, the museum presents a fascinating journey through 200 years of consumer behaviour.
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising reviews
It was quite difficult to find but, as we found out, local council do not allow them to post any signage... Really worth a visit, a wonderful collection.
by scrapyourlife, 23 Jul 2010
Really wanted to go there but never found it. A sign post near the station would indeed be useful.
by azerty, 05 Jul 2009
Fabulous - really interesting and useful as well. I truly recommend it! Just one gripe: had problems in finding it because I'm not from the UK and there were no signs when I got out of Notting Hill tube.
by Zsenia, 02 Mar 2008
Absolutely great stuff. Great concept, brilliantly executed. A superb time capsule. Curious to know why the Edwardian period was the starting point. Wish there was a road sign near Notting Hill tube station - finding it was a heck of a job (ironic, considering it has so much to do with advertising).
by shibnath sen, 05 Dec 2007
Absolutely brilliant. I tell everyone to go.
by Sally B, 13 Aug 2007
A couple of friends seemed reluctant when I suggested it, but soon became engrossed. We plan to visit again.
by cranmer, 24 Mar 2007
It's truly amazing, a wonderfully reminiscent experience.
by Anonymous, 12 Mar 2007
A brilliant trip through the past 100 years or so. It certainly evoked a lot of memories, and I'm only 32! It's a little bit out of the way but deserves to be a success. I'd recommend it to anyone.
by Andrewt, 19 Feb 2007
A phenomenal experience, and this is only a fraction of Mr Opie's collection. You will never see in the period of one or one and a half hours such a clear and graphic explanation of the social and consumer history of the UK.
For all ages... especially those with a touch of nostalgia for the 1910s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s through to the 70s and later; but the fun lies in hearing everyone saying, "Oh, my grandparents/parents had one of those", "Do I still have such and such at home?", "Remember when...".
The quality of the exhibits is second to none. Really a must to visit.
by Simonsgoode, 20 Feb 2006
Excellent idea for a museum!
by Mikiolek, 10 Feb 2006
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