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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
+1 520-881-0606
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If You Love Miniatures, This is The Place!

My Daughter came home for her spring break, so we chose this as one of our "outings". I had never... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
DebAZ7
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Tucson, Arizona
worth the visit to tucson

we thought this was spectacular......best miniature exhibit...better than the Smithsonian! we... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
Sheila S
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North Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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Discover the magical world of miniatures at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, where visitors are seemingly transported to different lands and times through the stories told by over 300 miniature houses and roomboxes, expertly displayed in over 10,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art exhibit space. The Museum’s permanent collection boasts antique dollhouses dating to 1742, contemporary fine-scale miniatures and enchanting collectibles. Frequent temporary exhibits, special programs and events mean there is always something new to see. The Chicago Tribune has claimed; “The magic of this place cannot be overstated.” For a truly memorable experience, don’t miss this one-of-a-kind collection in a world-class setting.
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4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

My Daughter came home for her spring break, so we chose this as one of our "outings". I had never been before, and was very impressed by this world class collection of dollhouses and miniatures. We first viewed the special visiting exhibition (changes during the...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

we thought this was spectacular......best miniature exhibit...better than the Smithsonian! we adored the entire tour and took hundreds of pictures to examine the details later - so much to see. absolutely breathtaking

Thank Sheila S
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 17 March 2016

There are really nice miniatures to watch, excellent place for the family. There is a lot to see for everyone, they have Arts&Crafts events on the calendar for the kids. The little guy loved it, though the wife was thrilled with the exhibit. There is...More

Thank Cesar A
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I had no idea one place could have so many miniatures, I have a great attention span but this one got to me pretty quickly. I lost interest in about an hour. One of the weirdest things about this place was the adorable room with...More

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minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review the museum. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit for the most part. The tree in the Enchanted Realm does present a problem that we are still working through. It was designed to withstand...More

Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a place for everyone of all ages! Not many areas to sit down, so be aware of tired feet or aching hips. The exhibits from the South West, Art Deco Era, French Bakeries, Meat Markets, Mansions in the 1880's, Oriental, Christmas, Halloween, itsy...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is an excellent place to spend a few hours looking at all many mini displays from a huge a collection. They have quite a variety of sections from different time periods as well fantasy periods. Great place for families and kids.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 13 March 2016

So, I had my reservations about visiting here. Turned out to be a wonderfully curated enterprise. Our experience could have been better though. By no fault of the museum, we simply picked the wrong day to go: orphanage/group home field trip... and these were some...More

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minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed the museum and sorry that it was noisy during your visit. We do our best to educate school and youth tours about proper museum etiquette prior to their visit,...More

Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is a fun museum to view some world class miniature houses, cabinets, and everything that goes inside. I was most impressed with the historic pieces dating into the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

I love miniatures and collect them myself. So this was MY kind of place. It is filled with an enormous number of miniature displays of all sort of themes. I need to go several times to enjoy each room by itself. One visit was overwhelming....More

Thank Melvalyn E
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Extensive collection of miniatures new and old. We spent several hours there and enjoyed it. It includes a gift shop.

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Hello, you just missed a class last week. Our next one is March 16th. Our classes are always posted on our webpage under the Education tab >> Classes. Thank you for your interest.
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Hello, our admission is $9 general, $8 senior (65+)/military, $6 for ages 4-17 and free for children 3 and under. Every Thursday is Not Just for Kids where general and senior/military admission is reduced to $6. Thank you... More
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