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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

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Address: 4455 E Camp Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone Number: 520-881-0606
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U-N-B-E-L-I-E-V-A-B-L-E how tiny "mini" can be

Prepare yourself to be in awe. The exhibits are so varied. It's unbelievable how detailed the tiny, tiny miniatures are! And the fact that they are all accurately scaled--a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Prepare yourself to be in awe. The exhibits are so varied. It's unbelievable how detailed the tiny, tiny miniatures are! And the fact that they are all accurately scaled--a requirement to qualify as a miniature, we learned. Our school-aged grandkids LOVED it, too!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The collections are displayed in a most professional manner. This is like visiting a museum facility worthy of a big city like San Francisco or New Orleans. The diverse collection includes a Fantasy Realm with mineature imaginary creatures like unicorns and fairies, Around the World displays mineatures from many nations, and the History Gallery features vintage and antique pieces. There... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place. The front door is a hoot. A lot too see and marvel at the craftsmanship and detail in every display.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This museum is a child's dream. It is like fantasyland with dozens and dozens of miniature displays. Doll houses that are vintage and unique. Adults too are fascinated by the scope of the displays. The museum offers workshops and classes too.

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you like puppet houses, enjoy the delightful detailed figurines, and lovingly arranged settings, this is the place to go. They have an amazing array of puppet houses from Germany, Austria, Japan, the US, UK, etc. A great collection. Very nice, modern building; good parking, situated more to the northeast of town.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This place was way bigger and had more in it then we expected. Be sure to check it out. We were really glad we stopped to see this.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There are a number of rooms here, and we found ourselves coming back to rooms we'd already seen; maybe that's why this museum seemed fairly big. Most of the exhibits are models of bigger things -- like a house -- that are cut away to reveal amazing detail inside. If you're into model-making or crafts, I think you'll really enjoy... More 

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Brownstown Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Took both of my grand- daughters to visit the Mini Museum and they loved it. They are ages 8 and 10! They loved trying to find the fairies hidden in all the houses. This is really something remarkable to see.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I've always loved miniatures, but I think anyone can appreciate what's on display here. Good for kids and adults!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Found it interesting but more so on the adult scale that would have an appreciation for dolls and models.

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