Where? 5, Enneschtduerf, L-6560 Hinkel
Jean Birsens has been collecting MATCHBOX cars, "the car in the matchbox", since 1980. His collection comprises around 23,700 models dating from 1947-2023. There are mainly exhibits of the brands Early Lesney, Regular Wheels, Models of Yesteryear, Major Packs, King-Size, Accessory Packs etc. Ancient packaging art and much more is also displayed.
Jean's wife Meg is also a collector. She has a collection of almost 2.000 pretty tin boxes mainly from the years 1880 to 1950. Meg's preference is for „figural biscuit tins“ from Huntley & Palmers, Peak Frean, William Crawford Olibet and Stollwerck. You can also admire numerous vintage Barbie dolls in the museum.
You can only visit the museum by making a prior appointment.
Please note: The museum is not accessible to all and can only be visited by a maximum of 6 people at the same time. (You have to be 14 years or older). Dogs are not allowed in the museum.
Visits to the museum are only possible by prior appointment.