Palo Alto, California: Barbie Doll Hall of Fame (Gone)

Hours:
Closed, Mattel bought collection.
Status:
Gone

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Mattel buys Barbie Doll Hall of Fame collection

The Mattel corporation, makers of Barbie Dolls, has paid an undisclosed amount to purchase the 21-thousand Barbies from the recently closed Barbie Doll Hall of Fame. The Barbie HofF had been kicked out of their Palo Alto, CA, location by a neighboring restaurant with plans to expand.

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[04/25/1999] Complete News Story

21,000 Barbie dolls may end up on the street

The Barbie Hall of Fame has been given until mid-April to get out of its leased space in downtown Palo Alto, CA. A fancy Mediterranean restaurant next door wants to expand, so 21,000 Barbies may soon be out in the street, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

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[03/14/1999] Complete News Story


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