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The Friends of the Regent Palace have lived and worked in London for many years. We have a detailed knowledge of London, feel free to ask us about Places to visit, places to stay and things to do. London Tours, Attractions, Hotels and Events.
Just around the corner from the world-famous Portobello Road Market stands a treasure trove of retro design and memories.
Imagine walking through galleries full to the brim with oddities and wonders alike, where every corner you turn leads you into a different decade.
You’ll see Rimmel cosmetics from the 1890s, First World War Oxo Cubes, Mars Bars, Rolos and KitKats from the 1930s, a 1970s Chopper Bike and around 12,000 other items that will open your eyes to the way we lived and shopped.
The Museum’s current site in Lancaster Road, Notting Hill represents the third phase in the Museum’s evolution. With increasing visitor numbers each year and more events and education services, the Museum continues to thrive. We present the collection of consumer historian Robert Opie, assembled over half a century.
1963: First item in collection is acquired – a packet of Munchies from a vending machine in Inverness.
1975: First exhibition, The Pack Age: A Century of Wrapping It Up opens at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
1984-2001: The Museum of Packaging and Advertising is open to the public in Gloucester.
1999: Opie’s Museum of Memories opens on Wigan Pier.
2002: The Museum becomes a registered charity (no 1093536).
2005: The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising opens in London with the