When Was the First Barbie Dream House Made?


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The first Barbie Dream House was made in 1962 and retailed for $8.00. The first Malibu Barbie Dream House debuted in 1971. Mattel remodeled the house more than 10 times in the last 40 years, says Forbes.com.

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The first Barbie Dream House was styled as a modern studio with tiny pink hangers in the closet and miniature records on the wall, states Forbes.com.

In the 1980s, Mattel added a pink elevator to Barbie's Dream House. In the ‘90s, the house featured a doorbell and a fireplace that appeared to be lit. A porch swing and stained-glass windows were added in 1998. The 2013 Dream House featured a custom closet and a rooftop hot tub.

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