Belinda Toy And Antique Museum – Chariton, Iowa
George Pierschbacher, Sr. and his wife Linda now run a toy and antique museum in Belinda Church—the place where he was baptized as a child. George and Linda converted the circa 1946 church in 1986 to house their extensive collections of toy airplanes, tractors, dolls, trains, and tin and cast-iron toys.
The museum have antique toys and other antique of interest. The tour will take between 3 and 4 hours to see it all, you will be thrilled with the wide variety of items available. The owners are in their 80′s and will give you the tour themselves. George began collecting toys when he was 6 years old and for a number of years repaired toys for others. His declining health prevents him from doing custom repairs any longer.
Admission – fee is charged, $4.00 per person, children 8 admitted free.
The site is handicap accessible.
Directions – approximately halfway between Chariton and Knoxville on State Highway 14 (12 miles south of Knoxville)
Hours – Open by Appointment Only call for appointment.
Phone – (641) 862-4439