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The Great American Dollhouse Museum

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Wonderful surprise!

We planned a trip to Danville specifically to visit this museum with my Mother in Law, who spent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
10Slover51
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Los Angeles
Fantastic!

This place is great! We arrived right as they opened the gates the day before Thanksgiving. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BigBlueMike
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Corbin, Kentucky
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344 Swope Dr, Danville, KY 40422-1253
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We planned a trip to Danville specifically to visit this museum with my Mother in Law, who spent decades of her life creating doll houses. It was a 3 hour drive for us, and well worth it. She LOVED it, and so did my husband...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great! We arrived right as they opened the gates the day before Thanksgiving. The proprietors are exceedingly friendly and willing to discuss everything there is to know about the place (and more besides). We had 4 adults and 4 children (ages 6,5,3,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely detailed and accurate portrayals historically, architecturally, socially, culturally! Highly recommend this museum, especially for elementary and secondary students.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Great American Dollhouse Museum is much more than expected. I enjoyed the variety, from Victorian homes and businesses, rural cabins, to the recreation of an Appalachian coal community. There’s even a fantasy land with dragons! . Fascinating. The curator happened to be there the...More

1  Thank BarryP4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 3rd visit to The Great American Dollhouse Museum. Each time I make the 10 hour drive to Kentucky to visit my sister, I make my way to Danville. Recently added to the turn-of-the-century village is a coal mine company town & a garment factory....More

1  Thank NorthStar14642038040
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fascinating place to get lost in a miniature world, learn about history, and find innumerable exquisite tiny accessories. Fun with children, but also for adults- this place is a real gem! Covered picnic area makes it possible to enjoy lunch al fresco in good...More

Thank Embalsam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Great American Dollhouse Museum in Danville is an entertaining and educational experience. The name could be misleading though; do not bring your little here expecting to see Barbie's Dream House or anything American Girl. The dollhouses here are miniatures. Many are quite impressive too....More

1  Thank ricktewks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do not know much about the "sub-culture" of miniatures and was very impressed by this place. The exhibits are by and large very impressive, and as I looked around, I really became awed by the amount of sheer work that went into making them....More

Thank jmcpher3
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Nice collection of both miniatures and doll houses. The exhibition is loaded with good interpretation of a well structured display. There is a wide variety in the collection. It is interesting to compare the range of quality. Worth the hour or two needed to take...More

1  Thank jasonabell
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This small dollhouse museum puts on an impressive display. The amount of man-hours put into every house is apparent. I highly recommend a visit if you have an hour or two in downtown Danville.

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Colleen M
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I'd allow one to two hours. 😃
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