Hamleys Toy Store, London, United Kingdom
188-196 Regent Street, London, United Kingdom W1B 5BT| Map |
Hamleys, the largest toy store in the world, is one of London's biggest tourist draws, attracting over 5 million visitors a year. The store has seven different floors, with each floor containing an individual category of toy: Boys, Girls, Hobbies, Preschool, Games, Soft toys and Interactive toys.
Julie Vail-Freedman and 1 other parent have been here
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Visit the store's What's On page for information on special events.
Address: 188-196 Regent Street, London, United Kingdom W1B 5BT| Map
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am - 9 pm, Sat 9:30 am - 9 pm, Sun Noon - 6 pm
Price: Prices vary depending on item. For details, check prices
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Wall-to-wall toys--and peopleFlag review
Hamleys is amazing--THE London toy store. They've been around for over 250 years, so they know what they're doing. If you can't find the toy you want here, it probably doesn't exist. With seven floors and 54,000 square feet, it will also take you a while to cover it all. The staff is friendly and helpful (how they manage it with all those customers, I don't know) and there will be many demonstrating cool new toys you didn't know you wanted. Worth a visit, but try to go early in the day before the crowds are out of control. Many iconic British brands along with many of the standard items you could find anywhere else.
Tips for Families
We went over a school term break and while our children were very excited about our visit, the place was packed (and I do mean packed) and it was difficult to move through the crush of people to choose a toy to take home. If there is a specific item you know you are looking for, find out beforehand what floor it's on and go get it, especially if there's a crowd. Keep your hands on your kids and bags as things can easily get lost in the crowds. Ultimately, the kids loved the visit but were also overloaded very quickly with all the noise and people, and were as happy to leave as they were to walk in the door.
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