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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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Five Stars Aren't Nearly Enough

There are places you visit that will always be among the first you mention to friends. The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is incredible in its focus. The detail work on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Dubuque, Iowa
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Dubuque, Iowa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
50 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

There are places you visit that will always be among the first you mention to friends. The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is incredible in its focus. The detail work on these displays never fails to amaze you. These are more than dollhouses. They are every bit works of art as a pencil sketch that looks so real you... More 

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OLYMPIA
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103 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

At first, I was a bit hesitant at going to this museum since I thought it might just be a setting for looking at doll houses. It is much more. They have four display areas; Exploring the World, History Gallery, the APE Suite, and the Enchanted Realm. Sure, there are some very fancy doll houses, but the majority of the... More 

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Bellmore, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

You could spend hours there! There is something for everyone! There are historical homes, opulent homes, fantasy places, stores of all kinds, etc. They are all miniature & there are so many details!! You will be amazed that anyone could have put these houses together! I loved all the funny touches, such as animals creating mischief in some of the... More 

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Midland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Wow! This place was unexpectedly interesting. To see the painstaking amount of detail put into each item is impressive. It is a family-friendly attraction, as well as for all ages. I would recommend a visit here.

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We've been to the museum several times and each time we've found ourselves totally absorbed by their collections of miniatures ... period houses, dolls, doll houses, figurines. It's easy to lose track of time. It would be a mistake to think a museum featuring miniature houses and dolls is "just for kids". Though children would certainly enjoy themselves immensely, there's... More 

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minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive and detailed review. We really appreciate when visitors take the time to help us spread the word. We are glad to hear you enjoyed Diamonds Are Forever too! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We had expected to spend less than an hour here and spending almost two hours. There is lots so see. We had the Tucson Passport from visittucson.org so we got in 2 for 1. I really enjoyed the dollhouses from other cultures and parts of the world. Don't miss this if you are in town.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Interesting place to visit, even if your not into "doll" houses just the details and craftsmanship on display are great, even a fun place for the kids. Take the guided tour if available, insight is great, and then go back thru to see more.

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Neat place with amazing little displays. Kids will likely become bored before an interested adult will as there is minimal interaction. MY family enjoyed it. Great way to spend some time indoors on a hot summer day.

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Pleasant place, cozy, comfortable- it's incredible what some peoples' hobbies will become. Miniatures, castles, homes, vignettes- kids will be spell-bound while adults will be mesmerized and enthralled. My friends from Mainland China discovered it and tok me as their guest. It's tucked-away, a little difficult to find but you'll be glad you did.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great place to bring out the kid in you. A great collection of Miniatures and a cool place to kill 1-2 hours on a hot afternoon.

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