Toy Stories: Toys & Games from the Past

When: Saturday 17 February - Sunday 22 April 2018

Where: LibraryMuseum, Corner of Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury

Price: FREE

Put down the smartphone, tablet or computer and join us for some good old-fashioned fun and games, no batteries required! Nothing evokes fond memories of the past quite like treasured childhood toys and games. Toy Stories is an exhibition that celebrates toys and games from the past and explores their cultural and historical significance.

Wander through the collection, reminisce about your favourite toy or game and then add your recollection to our wall of memories. Test your skill in our interactive display and listen to the memories of Albury residents as they share their favourite toys and games.

This is a fun and interactive exhibition for all ages.

Exhibition launch and paper plane comp

Saturday 17 February, 1.00pm, LibraryMuseum

Be part of our inaugural Paper Plane Throwing Competition with three categories to win: Longest Flight, Best Crash and Best Aim! Competitors must register with their name and contact details to learningoutreach@alburycity.nsw.gov.au. All ages welcome. Registrations close on Wednesday 14 February.

After the competition, tour the exhibition and reminisce about your favourite childhood toy or game, and experience futuristic gaming in a hands-on virtual reality gaming demonstration.

Exhibition tour

Saturday 14 April, 11.00am – 11.45am, LibraryMuseum

Hear the stories behind the collection. An Auslan Interpreter will accompany this tour.

Bookings: 02 6023 8333 or learningoutreach@alburycity.nsw.gov.au

Old-school games in QEII Square

Wednesday 18 April, 10.30 am – 12.30pm, QEII Square

Drop in for some good old-fashioned lawn games in QEII Square these school holidays. Compete in croquet, sack races, bean bag toss, wet sponge throwing and more.