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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

We spent a very happy couple of hours wandering around here and it brought back so many memories! I particularly enjoyed the items commemorating Royal events such as the Silver Jubilee & Charles and Diana's wedding. We had exactly the same chocolate tins in our...More

Thank Celt32girl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Upon a recent visit to London i was eager to visit this museum after reading about it on trip advisor. It did not disappoint. It was really interesting to see how just how old many of our favourite brands really are and also to see...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a different kind of British history, the Museum of Brands is a wonderful place to visit. It's really amazing to see how those brands came to live and evolved from the Victorian era towards the modern times. But that's not...More

Thank rhianskyblade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d been meaning to go here for ages and managed to fit it in this week. I really enjoyed it. It took me about 90 mins to walk round and see everything I wanted to see. Some fascinating products on display including food, magazines, TVs,...More

Thank kenc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smaller museum than I'd expected but interesting for an hour or so. It was like a brief trip down memory lane as the museum exhibits brands through the decades. We did expect more from the cafe which did not seem to sell lunchtime meals but...More

Thank 60Ev
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love old packaging and seeing how packaging has changed through the years, so this was perfect for me. I also found it interesting to see how current events (eg world wars, financial climate) affected packaging and advertising in the UK. We spent 2.5 hours...More

Thank HappyGirl214
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Lovely museum 10 mins walk from Portobello Rd, great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Portobello Road Market. I thought it was a good place to visit with my parents when they popped into London for for the weekend. It was such a...More

Thank CrispGoExplore
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We visited this museum for the first time yesterday after purchasing some of Robert Opie's books last Christmas. We were not disappointed, what an amazing museum & what a fantastic collection of items on display. The museum exceeded all our expectations because there wasn't just...More

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was the first visit since the museum had transferred to Notting Hill and it wasn't a disappointment, in fact a joy. It is five minutes walk from Ladbroke Grove underground station and good value of £9.00 entry fee. The venue is well laid out...More

Thank kenle2016
Reviewed 20 October 2017

When I left this museum yesterday, I said this was the best £7 I had spent for a long time. Talk about a trip down memory lane! So many games, food stuffs, brands, inventions from my childhood were there. Unfortunately, I went on my own,...More

Thank Lynda S
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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.
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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