Pauls Valley, Oklahoma: Toy and Action Figure MuseumThousands of moveable-joint heroes and villains are on display, many from the personal collection of the curator.
Toy and Action Figure Museum
- 111 S. Chickasaw St., Pauls Valley, OK
- The Toy and Action Figure Museum. Exit of I-35 south At exit 72 Turn left onto OK-19 E/EAST 19.go 2.5 miles. Turn RIGHT onto US-77/S CHICKASAW ST.0.1 miles.
- Tu-Sa 10 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour
Visitor Tips and News About Toy and Action Figure Museum
This place is a great stop with kids. They have an entire play area with costumes and action toys. A very dedicated collector![Danny Clark, 08/27/2012]
The museum has several interactive displays so that children can enjoy a "hands on" experience with the exhibits. From concept through manufacturing, the museum has exhibits on the creation of action figures. Visitors can get a behind-the-scenes look at how toys are made.
Each year a few toy lines that have made their mark in the world will be inducted into the Action Figure Hall of Fame.
The Toy and Action Figure Museum is also home of the Oklahoma Cartoonists Collection, put together by writer Michael Vance from Tulsa. This exhibit features published artists and writers in the comics field from Oklahoma. It features such well-known creators as Chester Gould of Dick Tracy fame, as well as Jack and Carole Bender, who currently work on Alley Oop.
It has the the prototype of the Balrog figure from the "Lord of The Rings" by sculptor, Kyle Windrix.[jeff satterlee, 11/09/2006]
Local artist Kevin Stark has turned his collection of over 11,000 action figures into an impressive museum, filled with dioramas. Oklahoma City reportedly tried to lure him and his museum away, but he likes it here.