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This is just the biggest surprise in Evanston, the most wonderful history tour and appreciation of a private collection i think i have ever experienced. The curator is superb, the museum mind boggling and just a thoroughly good event to add to any visitors diary....More
What a shock to walk into the museum and see 8,000 eyes looking at you! You have to ring the bell to get into the museum that is down the stairs in the basement. Well lite and inviting. It was so much fun to see...More
This is the world's largest collection of Toby Jugs--in addition to having the most (over 8000 pieces), it has the largest and smallest. What is a Toby Jug? In the late 1700s, a jug used to pour at pubs, often from a tri-cornered hat. The...More
The American Toby Job Museum is tucked away in a basement in South Evanston. What a surprise to find hundreds of Toby Jobs, nicely displayed in glass cases. Who knew there were so many? I sold several pieces to them at fair prices. Worth a...More
I checked this place out recently with a group of other tour planners. What a surprise! We walked in and were amazed at the wall-to-wall glass cases of these Toby Jugs and character cups. Mr. Mullins and his partners have amassed quite a collection, some...More
I live by here and never went in...until 2 days ago. My father and I were greeted (after you are buzzed in)
by a lovely knowledgeable woman. She was eager to teach us about how Toby jugs came about. I will be going back for...More