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Miniature World

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Unique Tourist Attraction in Victoria, British Columbia. Located in the famous Empress Hotel. Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor! Over 85 miniaturized dioramas. Further adventures, tiny treasures and little pleasures await all who...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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649 Humboldt St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall, it was a pretty good experience. There was a lot to see, and all of the displays were really well done. It was a bit expensive for what it was. The self guided tour is the best way to go, but timing your tour...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attention to details is to say the least. Lots of battle scenes in different times and countries, to name just a few of the many different subjects that are displayed.

Thank russbat80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't been here in over 40 years (I'm 53 years old), and it is still a great place. My wife wasn't sure about it, and even she was impressed. The detail on everything is fantastic!

Thank N6924JZricharda
RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review! We hope your visit brought back some nostalgic memories, and we hope to see you and your wife again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun. Interesting. But it's not worth the entrance fees. The duration of the Tour is about an hour.....More

Thank Erika G
RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Erika, Thank You for your review, and your visit. Yes, on average people do spend an hour on their visit, however people are not limited to that time frame as it is self guided. Our pricing is comparable to many businesses in the area,...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018

We went with our grandchildren to see this, it is amazing! So much to see, you need lots of time to view the various scenes. There is much to look at including dollhouses, trains, circus, castles, Camelot, fairy tales, London, battlefields, space and more. Some...More

Thank 720sherril
RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank You for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that you had an enjoyable day with your family in the "Greatest Little Show on Earth". We hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

I want my grandchildren to see this, it is amazing! So much to see, need lots of time to view the various scenes. We were there is June of 2015 when the Camelot display was new.

Thank snddowns
RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

We are happy you enjoyed your visit, and we hope to see you, and your grand children soon!

Reviewed October 30, 2018

I decided to go to Miniature World even though I thought the $16. admission price was a bit steep with only about a half hour to spend. I was mainly interested in the historical displays that I had read about. However there were so much...More

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RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 28, 2018

What a treat! Well worth the 16.00 to see such talent and imagination in the miniature displays! Doll houses, war scenes, castles, trains, airplanes, a circus, fairy tales and many more! Some of the displays are interactive and most have overhead audio that gives info...More

Thank Danielle C
RebeccaC5045, Supervisor at Miniature World, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank You for your kind review!

Reviewed October 11, 2018

Quite a strange mix of subjects, from the Canadian railroad to wartime Germany, London, Gulliver's travels, the circus and Camelot. But an interesting and very detailed set of mini panoramas. Don't underestimate it, you could spend hours here.

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went by ourselves. The price was reasonable, staff were very nice. The amount of work and artistry that goes into each piece was remarkable. I am in awe of these artists. If my review was just based on the artist’s skills...More

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Les B
October 31, 2017|
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Response from RebeccaC5045 | Property representative |
Hi Les, On average, our guests spend 45-60 minutes in our exhibit area. However, Miniature World is a self-guided tour and you are welcome to take all the time you need to see everything we have to offer. Thanks for your... More
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Jared N
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Heather L | Property representative |
Yes, we encourage all visitors to bring their cameras and take as many photos as they wish! :)
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Jared N
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Response from atti s | Reviewed this property |
Sure, if they didn't change the rules .
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