We hate 2020!

Just when we thought 2020 couldn't get any worse! We were about to re-open after many months of being closed but then disaster struck when a mains water pipe burst and flooded much of the ground floor of the museum.
Sadly re-opening has now been postponed. Read More >>>

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

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Hiroshi Yamauchi

Hiroshi Yamauchi

Hiroshi Yamauchi was the third presedent of Nintendo from 1949 - 2002. He is credited for turning the company from card making to video games and eventually consoles. He made the company what it is today. He was often known as 'Marios father'. He died of pneumonia on September 9th 2013.





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