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American Toby Jug Museum

910 Chicago Avenue , Evanston, IL 60202

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The world’s largest collection of Toby and Character Jugs! Fun for all ages! Individual and group tours welcome!

The American Toby Jug Museum is home to more than 8,000 Toby and Character jugs, and related derivatives from around the globe. The collection spans the Centuries and features characters representing the times in which they were made, from the oldest dating back to the 1760’s to the most recent ones still in production. It is the largest collection in the world, and is on display and open to the public

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