Barker Character, Comic, and Cartoon Museum
Yankee Plus Dec 2015
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Cheshire, CT 06410
Herb and Gloria Barker’s cache of childhood nostalgia is one of the largest such collections in America. Old-time treasures such as Lone Ranger flashlight rings appeal to Baby Boomers, while the Pixar collectibles are a hit with the young set. Admission: $5 adults, $3 ages 3–12; free for ages 2 and under.
From Popeye and Mickey to Buzz Lightyear
and the California Raisins, the Barker champions the imaginary friends of a century of childhoods. Why did you ever throw away that Cinderella watch?
The Best 5: Indoor Places to Take Kids
–Yankee Magazine, March/April 2011
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