BALTIMORE – Maryland has several lesser known, quirky, pop culture museums, including a Star Wars toy collection in Linthicum Heights and a comic book and pop culture museum in Baltimore.
Star Wars Museum
When Thomas G. Atkinson started his Star Toys Museum in a single room of his Linthicum Heights home, he had no idea that his collection would eventually grow to take over most of the main floor. Visitors can make appointments to visit his home museum of more than 13,700 Star Wars items including action figures, toys, housewares, large scale models, costumes, and signs.
Pop Culture Museums
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards in Baltimore is an ode to pop culture, with a large comic book collection and six galleries filled with media memorabilia including movie posters, toys, music, collectibles and even Colorforms. Stephen Geppi, president and CEO of Diamond Comic Distributors, founded the museum in 2006.