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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
+1 520-881-0606
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for lovers of miniatures, dollhouses...just in time to join the guided tour which was great. so... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2016
johnelrog
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North Bend, Oregon
Wintering in Tucson Year 2

An excellent way to spend 1-1/2 hours. If you are into miniatures or doll houses, this is the place... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2016
Robert S
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Osage Beach, United States
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Discover the magical world of miniatures at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, where visitors are seemingly transported to different lands and times through the stories told by over 300 miniature houses and roomboxes, expertly displayed in over 10,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art exhibit space. The Museum’s permanent collection boasts antique dollhouses dating to 1742, contemporary fine-scale miniatures and enchanting collectibles. Frequent temporary exhibits, special programs and events mean there is always something new to see. The Chicago Tribune has claimed; “The magic of this place cannot be overstated.” For a truly memorable experience, don’t miss this one-of-a-kind collection in a world-class setting.
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4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

for lovers of miniatures, dollhouses...just in time to join the guided tour which was great. so much to see, so spend a few hours. it's worth it!

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Reviewed February 3, 2016

An excellent way to spend 1-1/2 hours. If you are into miniatures or doll houses, this is the place for you. Cost is $8 for Seniors. Very interesting and well documented (professionally) about when the exhibit was built and the age. Some of the exhibits...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 2, 2016

This is a wonderful attraction here in Tucson. I took friends from California that are miniature enthusiast and they loved it. Better than the museum they had seen in Paris. What they said. I love the beauty of all the displays. It really is an...More

Thank Tricia F
Reviewed January 23, 2016

We took our visiting grand daughters to the Mini Time Machine Museum and thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids loved the displays and had fun looking for the "hidden fairies". The docents were especially pleasant and helpful. Would certainly recommend a visit.

Thank Weevie76
Reviewed January 17, 2016

We truly enjoyed our visit to the Museum of Miniatures. We utilized the Tucson Passport to visit multiple attractions, and this museum was one that we were the most intrigued by. It was a very unique experience and definitely worth seeing.

Thank BelleofBelltown
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Very cute place. They have tons to see. My kids really enjoyed it. It's a nice little place to walk through.

Thank Ajdietsch
Reviewed January 10, 2016

This museum is relatively new and easy to visit. Some of the collections have been donated by individuals e.g. A collection of Christmas and Halloween Village buildings. What really impressed me was seeing the work of artist who create doll houses on 1 to 12...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Visited the museum to see the 'Mending the soul' exhibit. Amazing to see the unbelievable work done by Ray Materson. 1200 stiches per inch.

Thank stopsey
Reviewed December 30, 2015

And it's delightful. Be sure to plan 2-3 hours AT LEAST to see as many of the amazing miniatures as you can see.

Thank EvalineAuerbach
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Very impressive in amount of miniatures they got. The building itself was designed for this collection as well (check out the front door). I actually got overwhelmed by the amount of vignettes and all the details.

Thank princess_on_the_road
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dacranjel
how long to see the whole place?
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Tfaller | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours.
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Are there any classes going this week?
February 5, 2017|
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Response from minitimemachine | Property representative |
Hello, you just missed a class last week. Our next one is March 16th. Our classes are always posted on our webpage under the Education tab >> Classes. Thank you for your interest.
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Clarissa C
What is admission price?
December 28, 2016|
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Response from minitimemachine | Property representative |
Hello, our admission is $9 general, $8 senior (65+)/military, $6 for ages 4-17 and free for children 3 and under. Every Thursday is Not Just for Kids where general and senior/military admission is reduced to $6. Thank you... More
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