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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 women and little girls. Men, not so much.

I found it really interesting. So many different styles of miniature houses, buildings from many... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jklemon8
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Toledo, Ohio
Unique museum worth visiting

As a lover of small things, this miniature museum was very appealing to me. There was a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ockandrea
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Orange County, California
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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...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
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+1 520-881-0606
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I found it really interesting. So many different styles of miniature houses, buildings from many time periods. There were also Christmas and Halloween displays. Nice visit.More

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

Hello and thank you for the review. We try to supplement our permanent collection with temporary exhibits on a variety of topics. We put on an average of six temporary exhibits annually. Subjects of past exhibits that have been popular with men include; miniature dilapidated...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a lover of small things, this miniature museum was very appealing to me. There was a great assortment of displays, which varied in scale and detail. It seemed like there was enough variety that there was something to delight each person in my group...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

My husband wasn’t thrilled with the idea, but afterward he admitted he found it interesting. Very nicely put together BUT there were many signage that were unreadable because of the dark lighting.More

Thank Amy B
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minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Amy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and sorry to hear some of our signage was difficult to read. We do have to maintain certain temperatures, humidity, and light output for the preservation...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Mostly about doll houses & fairytale characters, this appeals to the fairer sex more than their partners, who will still find some things interesting but will go through the museum more quickly, in general

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with 2 kids - 8 and 4 and my husband. We all loved the detailed miniatures, so out of this world and were bewildered that such talented artists actually exist. Staff was great as well, clean bathrooms. My husband liked it but didn’t love...More

Thank drsaloni
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to this since we had an extra day in Tucson. I loved it. I was surprised how old some of the doll houses were. It really was fascinating to see how much detail was in each miniature. It was worth the...More

Thank hope2travel58
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It’s very different. Lots and lots of miniature displays. Only downside is that there are no interactive activities for children. An affordable must see in Tucson.More

Thank Angel O
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minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Angel, thanks for taking the time to write a review! We do have hands-on Art Carts for children. However, they are presented by docents, so unfortunately they are only available at certain times. We have a monthly Kids Create program where kids can make...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is an astounding gem of a museum! Although it isn't huge, we were there for a couple of hours. Don't miss the carved pencil point exhibit. Yes, carved pencil points! The lead points were carved into everything from a bust of Elvis that measures...More

Thank Deborah C
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing world of handcrafted miniatures! Even kept the interest of my 5 year old granddaughter who searched (and found!) all 5 hidden fairies!

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The attention to detail in each of the tiny rooms extends to the excellent attention to detail in the layout and service for visitors. Adults can enjoy viewing miniature rooms of all eras and styles, while children and view rooms at their levels and search...More

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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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