Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising opened in London’s Notting Hill in November 2005 and grew out of the collection of consumer historian Robert Opie, who began by saving a packet of Munchies chocolate at the age of 16. His collection now has around 300,000 items.

It takes about an hour to meander through the Museum’s Time Tunnel and it was so much fun! I kept saying, “Ooh, I remember that!” There is everything you could possibly imagine related to consumerism on display and there is something for all ages. 🙂

The Boy and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this museum – it’s quirky, entertaining and informative, and worth a few hours of your time if you happen to be at a loose end in West London.

10 thoughts on “Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

  1. This would be fascinating to wander through. I want to now try & find something similar locally. Does he have the information on accompanying “jingles” for the products? There are so many products that as soon as I hear the music I think of the product, that I would necessarily buy the product. (col).

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  2. Oh wow, that’s a cornucopia of delight … I will send the info to my DD – though it might be of more interest to those of us who have more years behind us :). I love looking at old adverts, and will put this on my list.

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  3. One thing I love about your blog is that it always gives me interesting places to add to my list for the next time I’m in London! I haven’t even been to Notting Hill yet! Thanks!

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