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Museum of Miniatures

2120 19th Street | Corner of 19th Street and #2 Highway South, Nanton, Alberta T0L 1R0, Canada
+1 403-646-3235
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Child-friendly compact museum

This would be a good place for a family with kids to stop, especially on a rainy day. The owners... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Professional-Pilgrim
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Alberta, Canada
Worth the visit

Five of us visited the museum of miniatures in Nanton. We had a great visit looking at all the... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Edwin F
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Calgary, Canada
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STROLL THROUGH TIME!!!Periods of history on a 1/12 scale. Visitpioneers in their covered wagons, tournative villages and an old western town. Tableaus feature logging, farming, a circus, African jungle animals and more. Also included are over 160 top qualityscale model cars, plus loads ofpictures, sculptures and artifactsWe are wheelchair friendly and have awonderful gift shop.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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2120 19th Street | Corner of 19th Street and #2 Highway South, Nanton, Alberta T0L 1R0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be a good place for a family with kids to stop, especially on a rainy day. The owners have purchased thousands of miniature human figures, animals, and objects, and constructed a Western-oriented context to display them in. Starting in the late 1800s, and...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Five of us visited the museum of miniatures in Nanton. We had a great visit looking at all the models and scenes. Certainly worth visiting if you are passing.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Roy Wittman, the creator, is very knowledgeable, creative and an excellent storyteller. Carol, his wife and partner, is very pleasant and accommodating. The items in the museum were delicately-made, interesting and top of the notch.

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megsgran2, Owner at Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Thanks again for your great support!!!

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Bring a camera - the miniatures are very well done (locally). The items are preserved very well. The miniature car collection is awesome as well.

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We had driven from Calgary to Nanton to view the Bomber Command Museum and we also stopped at this attraction Glad we did. Detailed dioramas reflecting Alberta's past. Very unique and interesting. Thoroughly enjoyed the displays as well as chatting with the owner and artist.

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

When we first walked in, we expected only to visit the gift shop but the owners were so engaging that we went through the museum too. At $9 an adult and nothing for a 4 year old, we didn't think that was too expensive. We...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is worth a stop - an abundance of historical information if you like and enjoy pioneer days and the by-gone era. A lot of work has gone into this small shop by the owners who take a great deal of pride in what they...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to this place today. The miniatures had so much detail. The owners had some great stories to share. It was worth the money.

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Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a very cute place to visit. So much effort has been taken to fulfil every little detail. Any age would enjoy it.

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Reviewed September 30, 2015

The outside of the building totally belies what is inside. It is done with great attention, love and care. We took our children there one afternoon and could hardly get them out again.

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megsgran2, Owner at Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2015

Thank you so much for your review of the Museum of Miniatures. We really appreciate your great feedback and your taking the time to do a review. Hope to see you again in the future.

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Response from Sherry B | Reviewed this property |
One to two hours. The actual building is small. But lots to see in that small space.
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