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Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas

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Address: Avenida Compas s/n, 29650, Mijas, Spain (Formerly Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max)
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+34 632 33 74 34
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Miniature Museum "The world's largest collection of the smallest...

Miniature Museum "The world's largest collection of the smallest things", May 1972

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Incredible exhibits

Beautifully displayed exhibits in this fascinating museum. It's hard to imagine an intricate piece of art on something the size of a pin head, but you'll see it here, and more... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Beautifully displayed exhibits in this fascinating museum. It's hard to imagine an intricate piece of art on something the size of a pin head, but you'll see it here, and more besides.

Thank aissiegirl
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

One for kids and adults alike with entrance fees going to charity. Artists worldwide have contributed including local ones. Favourites in my case had to be the Dali miniature of Christ on the Cross , the tiny copy of the famous Velazquez painting of 'Las Meninas' and 'La Tierra en Fuego ' etched on a dot of ivory.

Thank vessi80
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this little museum it was only three euros to go in, it didn't take long to look round, but it was quite fascinating and interesting to see the incredible talent of artists and what they can achieve on such small tiny pieces of items. Really worth a look.

Thank Rachealbee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Exceeded our expectations with incredible examples of the abilities of talented artists working in miniature. Helps to fund a local charity. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank telstarPlymouth
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

It may be unique as they, but it is certainly worth the modest entrance fee. Do not miss it when you are in Mijas Pueblo.

Thank konsilanto
Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Got in half price having been on the tuk tuk to see round Mijas. Thank goodness!! I am not at all artistic and found this room full of tiny stuff a complete waste of time. Also it said it was air conditioned, which it was definitely not. It was small cramped and airless. Stayed about 5 minutes maximum and were... More 

Thank Clare I
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

What a find. Pretty cheap at €3 adult. Killed a few minutes and I thought it was great. Something different to see. Would recommend!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were in two minds about going into what was clearly a small museum but the exhibits were surprisingly captivating. There were lots of exhibits crammed in and it managed to hold our attention for half an hour - even the children. We emerged feeling it had been worth the money after all...

Thank Simon B
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We LOVED the miniatures museum. At only 3€ entry fee per person this little place is marvellous and has some very impressive pieces. All the proceeds go to a mental health charity, such a great cause.

Thank Hayleyandmarvin
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Mijas amazing place to visit great views restaurants chocolate, leather sliver shops lots to see and do take a tour on tuktuk it's fun and gets you to places you would not normally see and the guides are very good great day out

Thank Darren P

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