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“Tiny treasures” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
4455 E Camp Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712
520-881-0606
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Ranked #8 of 266 things to do in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Tiny treasures”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Very interesting and intricate museum of miniatures. I definately did not allow enough time to see everything, but really enjoyed the 2 hours I spent inside the galleries. Each & every corner opened up to a new world of life in miniature - I never realized there could be so much. It was quite a history lesson also - some of the houses dated back over 100 years. The detail and craftsmanship is just extraordinary.

Visited June 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
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“Size is definitely relative”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is another treasure I found on Google despite living in Tucson for more than 20 years. The fun begins at the front doors, which create the illusion of shrinking you. Inside is a wonderland of miniaturized houses from different periods and countries, but also unique art pieces. There are several interactive exhibits that play with your imagination and teach how to scale miniatures. It is a wondrous experience, but may not appeal to all visitors. Limited gift shopping is available.

Visited April 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
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“A hidden treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Amazing place. The miniature building and scenes are amazing. You are just in awe. Great for the young and old.

Visited June 2013
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Henderson, Nevada
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“Take the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Everything is in miniature and the museum has done a good job with all the scenes. Even the adults will love it. Wonderful place to visit and get out of the hot sun......

Visited January 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
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“Think Small”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

So many miniatures, as houses, rooms, individually unique items. Takes me back to my childhood delight with a dollhouse my father built for me.

Visited November 2012
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