Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum

Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum Unique, offbeat museum:
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Your visit is a combination of a program/tour/hands-on tops & top games, exhibit of 2,000 tops, yo-yos, gyroscopes; ongoing videos, I Spy Hunt, and & live presentation at specific times. (this museum is not just an exhibit to see).

3 more times to be part (or watch) this outside fun!at the 24th Annual Yo-Yo & Skill Toys Convention: Sun March 24, 1-2....
03/23/2019

3 more times to be part (or watch) this outside fun!
at the 24th Annual Yo-Yo & Skill Toys Convention: Sun March 24, 1-2. ..... Sat March 30 12-1.... ...Sun March 31,.. 1-2!
Check out all of the other activities and workshops:
http://www.topmuseum.org/12.html

> BEGINNER'S YO-YO CLASS! ---ages 8-108, Get a great BALL BEARING YO-YO TO KEEP!  Learn up to 10 tricks!  Call ahead to ...
03/19/2019

> BEGINNER'S YO-YO CLASS! ---ages 8-108,
Get a great BALL BEARING YO-YO TO KEEP!
Learn up to 10 tricks! Call ahead to register, limited space. YO! Pick one time:
--Sat. March 23, 2019 4-5
--Sun. March 24, 2019 4-5
-Wed. March 27, 2019 4-5
- Thur March 28, 2019 11-12
--Sat. March 30, 2019 4-5
--Sun. March 21, 2019 4-5
---a part of the 24th Annual Skill Toys & Yo-Yo Convention, Burlington, Wisconsin
http://www.topmuseum.org/12.html

Chocolate is Tops!Mark Hayward ~First Place Winner Chocolate Extravaganza Chocolate Cookie Contest, with his awardspatul...
03/16/2019

Chocolate is Tops!
Mark Hayward ~First Place Winner Chocolate Extravaganza Chocolate Cookie Contest, with his award
spatula & a photo of the winning cookies...stopped by after the contest at the Top Museum & Logic Puzzle Museum, Burlington, Wisconsin March 16, 2019

Two top spinners at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum, February 2019!
03/02/2019

Two top spinners at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum, February 2019!

Top Spinner Mike Hout heading to his home (in another state!) after his stop at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum; Burling...
03/02/2019

Top Spinner Mike Hout heading to his home (in another state!) after his stop at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum; Burlington, Wisconsin (& even during a snow storm!) Photo by Top Spinner Judith Schulz

It is snowing again in downtown Burlington, Wisconsin!Beautiful, but we probably have enough snow.
02/17/2019

It is snowing again in downtown Burlington, Wisconsin!
Beautiful, but we probably have enough snow.

You are Tops on Valentine's Day!at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum in Burlington, Wisconsin!  www.topmuseum.orgA vintage...
02/14/2019

You are Tops on Valentine's Day!
at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum in Burlington, Wisconsin! www.topmuseum.org
A vintage Valentine card from the museum's collection: the peg top on the card is actually 3-d honeycomb tissue paper!

It is January & Winter in Wisconsin and I washed the windows today! 46 degrees on January 5, 2019.... in Wisconsin! A gr...
01/05/2019

It is January & Winter in Wisconsin and I washed the windows today!
46 degrees on January 5, 2019.... in Wisconsin!
A great sunny day!

TODAY Saturday~ Dec 22, 2018! Museum gift shop open today until 6 pm, downtown Burlington, Wisconsin
12/08/2018

TODAY Saturday~ Dec 22, 2018!
Museum gift shop open today until 6 pm, downtown Burlington, Wisconsin

our fun museum GIFT shop is having free demonstrations of several of the items in the gift shop, on the hour, 11-3 pm Saturdays Dec 15 & 22, 2018... action toys, logic puzzles, brainteasers, etc. Great gifts for grown-ups & kids!
More photos & details: https://journaltimes.com/calendar/community/brainteaser-puzzles-science-action-gizzmos/event_12579892-f6a8-11e8-9a3d-5cb9017b77dc.html

Quick glimpse of just a few of the 400 kinds of tops, yo-yos, gyroscopes for sale in our museum gift shop! Gift shop hou...
11/25/2018

Quick glimpse of just a few of the 400 kinds of tops, yo-yos, gyroscopes for sale in our museum gift shop! Gift shop hours vary so give a quick call ahead to check hours of the day... 262 763-3946 Click on link to catalog page, but So many more in the gift shop, come visit:
Catalog:
page 1 http://www.topmuseum.org/5.html
page 2 http://www.topmuseum.org/catalog__p2_57.html

Look who was here in Burlington, Wisconsin last Saturday! Champion Mark Hayward! ...after his street performance, visiti...
11/01/2018

Look who was here in Burlington, Wisconsin last Saturday! Champion Mark Hayward! ...after his street performance, visiting the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum director and top spinner Judith Schulz...

Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum
10/10/2018

Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum

It is International Top Spinning Day! all around the world~. celebrating that our world is a big top!
Spin your tops (over and over!), let us know your grand total of spins..submit photos, too.. and location.. we will add it to the worldwide total!
Submit info & photos to [email protected]

http://www.topmuseum.org/20.html

It is International Top Spinning Day! all around the world~. celebrating that our world is a big top!  Spin your tops (o...
10/10/2018

It is International Top Spinning Day! all around the world~. celebrating that our world is a big top!
Spin your tops (over and over!), let us know your grand total of spins..submit photos, too.. and location.. we will add it to the worldwide total!
Submit info & photos to [email protected]

http://www.topmuseum.org/20.html

A free piece of chocolate this weekend at the Top Museum tours! -----because Chocolate is Tops! and it is ChocolateFest ...
05/23/2018
Quick Close-Up Tour at the Top & Yo-Yo Museum Exhibit

A free piece of chocolate this weekend at the Top Museum tours! -----because Chocolate is Tops! and it is ChocolateFest here in Burlington, Wisconsin!
http://journaltimes.com/calendar/community/quick-close-up-tour-at-the-top-yo-yo-museum/event_ca46e0e2-5d2a-11e8-8211-3f3f619fa317.html

Special holiday weekend "quick tours" will be given by the Tops Expert at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum. The 30-minute tour is a close-up look at unusual, rare and

Get this set of Skill Toys, free, in the workshop. (workshop fee on website) And learn how to use them! + tips and trick...
03/16/2018

Get this set of Skill Toys, free, in the workshop. (workshop fee on website) And learn how to use them! + tips and tricks! Sat or Sun March 17 or 18, 2018; 2 pm. www.topmuseum.org Burlington, Wisconsin

Be a STREET PERFORMER for an hour!- Free Play & Sidewalk Showtime in front of the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum  Fri. Marc...
03/10/2018

Be a STREET PERFORMER for an hour!
- Free Play & Sidewalk Showtime in front of the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum Fri. March 16, Sat. March 17, Sun. March 18:
12-1 pm each day, weather permitting. - Public Invited!
- Hula hoops provided to use free; bring own yo-yo, kendama, juggling balls, and/or paddleball (or buy skill toys when you arrive.)
Burlington, Wisconsin
Details: http://www.topmuseum.org/12.html

Valentine's Day is Tops! at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum  www.topmuseum.org
02/14/2018

Valentine's Day is Tops! at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum
www.topmuseum.org

.....Wed. Oct 11, 2017 is International TOP SPINNING DAY! ..... >>> Add to the worldwide total! >>> Spin tops wherever y...
10/10/2017

.....Wed. Oct 11, 2017 is International TOP SPINNING DAY! .....
>>> Add to the worldwide total!
>>> Spin tops wherever you are!
email your story: the number of tops, # of of spins, # of people, your location, and comments, story & photos: [email protected]

If you are in Burlington WI. stop by between 11 & 5 for free top spinning in front of the museum!

........INTERNATIONAL TOP SPINNING DAY..... Wed. Oct. 11, 2017 ..Take part: -wherever- you are in the world!.....CELEBRA...
10/04/2017

........INTERNATIONAL TOP SPINNING DAY.....
Wed. Oct. 11, 2017 ..Take part: -wherever- you are in the world!
.....CELEBRATE the scientific fact: The World is A Spinning Top!
1-Spin 1 or more tops as many spins as you and/or your group or class can! Goal is 10,000 spins worldwide!
2- Email us your total spins with the group name or your name, the city, state, country: photos, and comments, too,
3- We will add your total to the worldwide total.
4- Be part of the 17th annual worldwide spinning day!
....Details: http://www.topmuseum.org/20.html

SPIN OUR TOPS!  Thurs-Fri-Sat Sept 28-29-30, 2017  -- 2 pm tour & program! Call ahead for tickets: 262 763-3946   www.to...
09/27/2017

SPIN OUR TOPS!
Thurs-Fri-Sat Sept 28-29-30, 2017 -- 2 pm tour & program!
Call ahead for tickets: 262 763-3946 www.topmuseum.org

Last summer family tours at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo MuseumFriday, August 25, 2017: 9:30-12 Friday Sept.1,2017: 9:30-12 ...
08/19/2017

Last summer family tours at the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum
Friday, August 25, 2017: 9:30-12
Friday Sept.1,2017: 9:30-12
or Sat. Sept 2, 2017: 9:30 am-12.
For families, adults, kids: ages 4-104!
Call ahead for tickets, space and tickets are limited.

Try this skill toy out Sunday: + see beginners & experts doing tricks with it Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the ....22nd Annu...
03/30/2017

Try this skill toy out Sunday: + see beginners & experts doing tricks with it Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the ....22nd Annual Skill Toys Convention Contest Day!.... Spectators & participants welcome!(ages 6-106) - Real family fun! This skill toy & many others in action…..call ahead for tickets, space is limited. - details on website: http://www.topmuseum.org/12.html

Kids, families, teens, grandpas... come for FUN....watch &/or... take part in the hands-on SKILL TOYS event!  details on...
03/28/2017

Kids, families, teens, grandpas... come for FUN....watch &/or... take part in the hands-on SKILL TOYS event! details on website: http://www.topmuseum.org/12.html

Real Fun, Real People, in Real Time!  Family fun, bring grandpa! Call ahead for tickets, space is limited...
03/22/2017

Real Fun, Real People, in Real Time! Family fun, bring grandpa! Call ahead for tickets, space is limited...

Sunday, April 2, 2017 ........ Real Fun, Real People, in Real Time.............for....Spectators & Participants! http://www.topmuseum.org/12.html

Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum's cover photo
03/12/2017

Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum's cover photo

fun & unique toys & gizzmos for everyone you know... logic & mechanical puzzles, brainteasers, spinning tops, amazing yo...
11/26/2016

fun & unique toys & gizzmos for everyone you know... logic & mechanical puzzles, brainteasers, spinning tops, amazing yo-yos, yo-yo string, kendamas, juggling balls, diabolos, etc... collectibles, antiques, books for kids & parents, books on collecting, teaching materials, old Chinese Checker Boards, old and vintage board games, posters, spirngs, etc... at the museum's Gift & Toy Shop, Sat. Nov. 26, 2016 10-4 Call ahead for daily gift/toy shop hours from now until Dec. 24, 2016; as hours vary.

The weather was Tops today!  To Celebrate 70 degree weather on NOVEMBER (!) 1, 2016; ..... I washed the Big Windows of T...
11/02/2016

The weather was Tops today! To Celebrate 70 degree weather on NOVEMBER (!) 1, 2016; ..... I washed the Big Windows of Teacher Place & Parent Resources, and our other building of the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum. Amazing warm * wonderful weather, here in Historic Downtown Burlington Wisconsin.... WASHING the windows is satisfying as it is a job done and you can "see" through the results.

Free: International Top Spinning Day, wherever you are! Wed. Oct. 12, 2016.   It's a celebration of the scientific fact:...
10/04/2016

Free: International Top Spinning Day, wherever you are! Wed. Oct. 12, 2016. It's a celebration of the scientific fact: the Earth is a big Top! Spin a top or tops, get your group/class/employees/friends to do so, too. Add up the total spins and email us the statistics, to be added to the world wide total!

MGM movie TOP props featured....... at July 12, 2016, 1:30 pm Top Museum tour & Program. See exhibit, try hands-on tops,...
07/05/2016

MGM movie TOP props featured....... at July 12, 2016, 1:30 pm Top Museum tour & Program. See exhibit, try hands-on tops, and see a live presentation by the Tops Expert of the tops used on the movie set: My Summer Story (sequel to A Christmas Story, with Ralphie....you know the story!) >>>>>>Call ahead for tickets. details: www.topmuseum.org

For the holiday weekend: a quick one hour visit: see exhibit, try 40 hands-on tops & top games, optical illusions, meet ...
05/29/2016

For the holiday weekend: a quick one hour visit: see exhibit, try 40 hands-on tops & top games, optical illusions, meet tops expert, and have fun! Museum is for adults & kids, age 4-104. Call ahead, space is limited. $10. Free parking 262 763-3946. Specialty gift shop open afterwards.

....CHOCOLATE IS TOPS!  ChocolateFest weekend in Burlington WI, May 28-30, 2016.  "Highlight Tour" (1 quick hour)  on Sa...
05/12/2016

....CHOCOLATE IS TOPS! ChocolateFest weekend in Burlington WI, May 28-30, 2016. "Highlight Tour" (1 quick hour) on Sat. May 28 at 4-5 or 6-7 pm, Sunday May 30 at 11-noon. Hands-on tops & optical illusions, videos, major exhibit of tops & yo-yos! Call ahead for tickets: space is limited. Museum is for adults, kids ages 4-104. $10/person. Free parking. 262 763-3946

Sat. April 30, 2016, 2 pm......  This is a unique, small, personable,  specialty museum with more than just a collection...
04/29/2016

Sat. April 30, 2016, 2 pm...... This is a unique, small, personable, specialty museum with more than just a collection on exhibit. Meet the top collector & expert, and enjoy the tour, program, 40 hands-on tops & top action games to try, exhibit of tops & yo-yos, & presentation of unusual spinning tops, a few classic yo-yo tricks & gyro trick! Call ahead for tickets! www.topmuseum.org

2016 PaddleBall Contest winners; and event director in middle; at the 21st Annual Yo-Yo & SKILL TOYS Convention! Spinnin...
04/25/2016

2016 PaddleBall Contest winners; and event director in middle; at the 21st Annual Yo-Yo & SKILL TOYS Convention! Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum event, Burlington, WI

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533 Milwaukee Ave
Burlington, WI
53105

General information

Visit website for specific times to visit. Other times, throughout the year, may be scheduled for groups of 30-50 people. Visit website or call for details. www.topmuseum.org 262 763-3946 Visit our catalog pages of tops, yo-yos, gyroscopes, spinning toys!

Telephone

(262) 763-3946

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