Magic: The Gathering Inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame

Magic: The Gathering has been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. The classic collectible card game joins Matchbox Cars and coloring books as inductees for 2019.

Magic: The Gathering

“Magic: The Gathering changed the landscape of collectible card gaming with its introduction more than 25 years ago, and it’s become a part of pop culture—leading to book series, electronic games,  and even a series on Netflix. The fact that it continues to maintain popularity is a testament to its revolutionary gameplay and constant evolution, making it engaging for beginners and experts alike,” said Shannon Symonds, a curator at The Strong, National Museum of Play.

The National Toy Hall of Fame was established in 1998, and recognizes toys that have inspired creative play and enjoyed popularity over a sustained period.

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