The American Toy Marble Museum & The Akron Gift Shop

The American Toy Marble Museum & The Akron Gift Shop Located at Lock 3 Park in Downtown Akron, O. On the former site of The American Marble & Toy Manufacturing Company (1884 -1904;) makers of the world's 1st mass-produced toy -- clay marbles -- one million a day.

Was the largest toy factory in the world, with 360 hands. 1st of 33 toy marble companies in Akron, O. area. 1st of 180 toy companies in Akron, O. area (most made rubber toys) all about mass-production.

Was the largest toy factory in the world, with 360 hands. 1st of 33 toy marble companies in Akron, O. area. 1st of 180 toy companies in Akron, O. area (most made rubber toys) all about mass-production.

Mission: Mission: To keep alive the arts and games of American marbles.

Operating as usual

The American Toy Marble Museum & The Akron Gift Shop's cover photo
11/22/2012

The American Toy Marble Museum & The Akron Gift Shop's cover photo

Address

200 S Main St
Akron, OH
44308

General information

Open and free to the public during Lock 3 Park special events and by appointment for programs and tours. Hours until end of January: Fridays and Saturdays 12 noon to 8 pm. Sundays 12 noon to 6 pm. Last two weeks of December open everyday except 12-25-12. New Years Eve open until 9 pm.

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