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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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Having visited the music museum in Scottsdale I thought this would be just as interesting. Take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Byron B
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Tucson, Arizona
Worth visiting, depending, depending ...

I'd say this museum is worth a visit if you fall into one of these categories: * someone with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Creosote
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Crozet, Virginia
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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 1 week ago

Having visited the music museum in Scottsdale I thought this would be just as interesting. Take some time as this place may be small but it packs a great deal of detail, and therefore take the time to watch the videos and view the incredible...More

Thank Byron B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd say this museum is worth a visit if you fall into one of these categories: * someone with a particular interest in miniatures * traveling with one or more children ages about 4–10 * interested in seeing a specific current temporary exhibit * have...More

Thank Creosote
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We do try to supplement our permanent collection with a wide range of topics in our temporary exhibit schedule. To clarify, the exhibit; Churches of the Southwest has also past. However, our spring 2018 exhibit will be fascinating. It is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First class building and display space. Excellent exhibit quality. Audio tour app available - bring your earbuds or borrow their loaner headsets. Even my husband enjoyed the 100 minutes we spent here, and I had thought he’d be bored. The longer you gaze, the more...More

Thank sperry_twiggins
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 6 year old granddaughter and she enjoyed looking for the fairies they had hidden in the exhibits. They could easily create an eye spy game too. It was fun to see the different miniature scenes. Some of them were higher up so...More

Thank Tranderso
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit together. We do offer folding, carry-around step stools at the front desk. Hopefully that will help next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum of miniatures is truly amazing. We took the 45 minute docent tour, which was free and discussed the history of the museum and took us to the highlights. Then we went back and examined certain miniatures more closely. We spent about 2 hours...More

Thank Doris F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea what a fabulous place this was until a good friend told me about it. Go! You will be amazed, surprised and enjoy your time in this wonderful whimsical place. We loved it so much we had a special after hours birthday...More

Thank AZTravelgirl01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miniatures as an art form, from antique doll houses to amazing Christmas and fantasy villages. There are many educational exhibits on the art of jminiatures.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love mini's so I had to check out his place. The people that work here are super nice and it was super clean and bright. Very nice display, don't miss it.

Thank ellendoon
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review. We will be sure to give our frontline staff a pat on the back.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a great attraction for the young and old. . During my visit I enjoyed watching adults and children get lost in their imaginations as they looked upon the minature scenes. They have something for everyone.

Thank libragirl067
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We love hearing that!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Everyone in the family will find something that appeals to them here. History, fashion, fantasy, architecture, interior design, skilled workmanship, much more interesting than you might have expected. I've been here a few times and still find things I didn't see. Convenient location and you...More

Thank 3x5card
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for the great review!

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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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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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