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Cool Hunting Video: World's Largest Toy Car Collection

A collection of over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas buried in the bustle of Beirut

by Cool Hunting Video in Culture on 29 January 2014

by Granny Cart Productions

In a small building in Beirut, Lebanon sits the largest collection of toy cars in the world—that's over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas. On a recent trip to the region, we stopped by and spoke with owner and collector Billy Karam. He walked us through his incredibly numerous possessions, and told stories about the struggles and triumphs he endured in creating his astounding, Guinness Book of World Records-awarded collection.

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