50th Anniversary display of Mr Men & Little Miss

20th July 2021 — 4th September 2021

The museum is commemorating 50 years since the first Mr Men book was published in 1971 with a display bursting with colour and familiar, funny characters.

Find out how Roger Hargreaves’ Mr Men series began with Mr Tickle and his extraordinary long arms!

Rare items on display include a beanbag chair from the mid 1970’s, a working Mr Bump radio from 1979, a Mr Tickle mirror from 1980 and 2 old records with actor, Arthur Low narrating the stories.

The museum is running a competition to create your own loveable character during the summer holidays, and there will be a chance to win some Mr Men prizes!  The Draw your favourite Mr. Men or Little Miss poster is available to download below, and it is also available to collect at the museum.