Photo: Ann Lee

The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in London examines the history of consumer culture from Victorian times to the present day.

200 years of consumer culture is reflected through packaging design, brand development, poster and TV advertising. With over 12,000 original items on display, this is the world’s largest collection of commercial art under one roof, featuring domestic everyday products, packaging, posters, toys and games.

Set out in chronological order in the form of a ‘Time Tunnel’, the museum gives visitors a trip down memory lane to see how the brands around us have evolved from the naïve charm of Victorian times to the greater sophistication of today.

It also reflects the change in shopping habits, the impact of transportation, media, the effects of two world wars and the gradual emancipation of women.

 

2 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 2AR
Tel: +44 (0)20 7908 0880
Times: Tuesday – Saturday, 10.00 – 18.00
Sunday, 11.00 – 17.00