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9 Wonder Women of Toys

Tuesday, March 10
Starts at 7:15 PM

McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main St, Bloomington IL 61701

9 Wonder Women of Toys

In toys and games, as with so many fields of endeavor, women’s significant accomplishments have often been overlooked by history.

Join Christopher Bensch, Vice President for Collections at The Strong National Museum of Play, to explore the contributions of nine women inventors and entrepreneurs behind products such as Candy Land, Slinky, Barbie, and Jenga. From adopting new materials for toys to crafting fresh spins on classic games, these fascinating women helped change the world of play for all of us.

This free discussion is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s temporary exhibit, Pedal Power!, featuring the Bruce Callis Pedal Car Collection. Pedal Power! is sponsored by State Farm.

Exhibit-related Program