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Miniature World

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Unique Tourist Attraction in Victoria, British Columbia. Located in the famous Empress Hotel. Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor! Over 85 miniaturized dioramas. Further adventures, tiny treasures and little pleasures await all who...more
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649 Humboldt St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had so much fun,so much attention to details is just amazing. I would recommend to everyon to take 1 hour at least and run inside to see this little fairy tale. Lovely place,I definitely will go again if I have a chance

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

We had not been in Victoria in 10 years and I really enjoyed the Miniature World. It was pleasant to see new stuff there since our last visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Grenouile1973
MiniatureWorld649, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You for visiting us! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed January 16, 2019

Miniature World is a magical place. Whether you’re young or old, one cannot help but be overtaken by this magnificent feeling of wonder, of enchantment. Filled with over 85 miniature dioramas, you’re provided an opportunity to at once explore history, the world of the fantastic,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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MiniatureWorld649, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You for your beautifully written review, and your patronage!

Reviewed January 5, 2019

And so did the adults! We loved the exhibits from the moment we walked inside until the moment we - sadly - had to step outside and into the real world again. Definitely a feast for the imagination. Everything was in miniature - from war...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leanne B
MiniatureWorld649, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thank You for visiting us, and your kind review!

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

There are many buttons to push for kids or adults to see very small characters or trains move or voice commentary. There is a display of across Canada of the 1860s to 1915 communities served by CP rail, future vessels in space, fairy tales, doll...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MiniatureWorld649, supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thank You for your kind review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed December 24, 2018

Not the most exciting tour or activity but was a neat thing to check out. Amazing detail and was a fun game searching for the Santas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EdPlateau
MiniatureWorld649, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

We are happy you enjoyed finding the Santas! Happy Holidays!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you visit Miniature World just because it’s on the list of things to do you probably lost an hour of your life. However, if you appreciate the skill, artistry and history of dioramas then this is a great stop. Our group included ages 6...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RebeccaC5045, social media rep at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank You for your review! We are happy you, and your party enjoyed their visit!

Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Overall, it was a pretty good experience. There was a lot to see, and all of the displays were really well done. It was a bit expensive for what it was. The self guided tour is the best way to go, but timing your tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

The attention to details is to say the least. Lots of battle scenes in different times and countries, to name just a few of the many different subjects that are displayed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

I hadn't been here in over 40 years (I'm 53 years old), and it is still a great place. My wife wasn't sure about it, and even she was impressed. The detail on everything is fantastic!

Date of experience: November 2018
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RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Thank You for your review! We hope your visit brought back some nostalgic memories, and we hope to see you and your wife again soon!

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Les B
October 31, 2017|
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Response from MiniatureWorld649 | Property representative |
Hi Les, On average, our guests spend 45-60 minutes in our exhibit area. However, Miniature World is a self-guided tour and you are welcome to take all the time you need to see everything we have to offer. Thanks for your... More
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JaredN728
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
Yes, we encourage all visitors to bring their cameras and take as many photos as they wish! :)
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Response from atti s | Reviewed this property |
Sure, if they didn't change the rules .
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