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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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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Great for families or anyone who loves art

What a treasure! Unique, lovely, a combination of history lesson and exquisite art, plus some campiness on the side, this is a must-visit in Tucson.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Tucson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What a treasure! Unique, lovely, a combination of history lesson and exquisite art, plus some campiness on the side, this is a must-visit in Tucson.

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Bryson City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Picked this out of the AAA tour book and am glad we did. Took the family and grandkids while on vacation in Tucson. There are hundreds of miniature features in this museum. Most are reductions of rooms in houses, period pieces, and various themes such as Christmas, Halloween, etc. There are videos showing how miniatures are made. It is truly... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Might seem off the beaten path and not in keeping with what Tucson is all about, but SO worth the drive to the NW side of the city. Not only do they have a bunch of Department 57 pre-made miniature items, but also home made , historic, and traditional miniatures, doll houses, some things from many years ago. Very cool

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The museum offer a very large diversified collections of miniatures and offers electronic tours. The detail of the exhibits is amazing and reflects an impressive commitment by the artists to produce such fine work.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Wow. I got more bang for my buck than I expected. There are hundreds of exhibits of miniature furnished houses. Peering into each room was like walking back in time. You will not believe the incredible detail of each setting. The artists spared nothing in recreating the era each depicted. I thought I would only spend about an hour. NOT!... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Incredible miniature replicas of different time periods throughout history. Also some with themes dipicting holidays. They are all extremely detailed and I found myself staring at one for half an hour! Lots of kids were around and really seemed to be enjoying them!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It is hard to imagine the hours that goes into creating doll houses and miniature boxes. The detail work is amazing. My favorite is the department store and the fabric department with bolts of fabric that line the walls, etc.,. Everything is built to scale. Nothing is left out. You can go numerous times and never see it all. Great... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is the museum of patience, dedication and determination. It was literally marvellous. We just was enchanted once to see the miniatures in the displays.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The variety in miniatures is fantastic. There's an entire Christmas room, a huge Halloween village, fairy castles, and homes of various countries/decades. They're all beautifully done and filled with intricate details. This is a great afternoon stop.

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Oracle, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Oh My!! Must see !! (favorite was> The see through Glass Floor with Mini ??~gotta go see not gonna give the excitement away:^) lol

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Additional Information about The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Address: 4455 E Camp Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone Number: 520-881-0606
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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