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Dwarf Car Museum

52954 W Halfmoon Rd, Maricopa, AZ 85139-7007
+1 520-424-3158
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A pleasant surprise. if you are a car enthusiast it is worth the drive.

Forget about it being out of the way, the hand painted sign or the fact it is in an old warehouse... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Brianccc
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New Jersey
A MUST SEE

If you are in Maricopa, AZ this is a must see. It is open 9-4 everyday and you can talke to the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
bpackard
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Maricopa, Arizona
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52954 W Halfmoon Rd, Maricopa, AZ 85139-7007
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Forget about it being out of the way, the hand painted sign or the fact it is in an old warehouse, it is worth the trip. Real functioning cars that are ⅝ size and in perfect condition. The attention to detail is amazing. The car...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

If you are in Maricopa, AZ this is a must see. It is open 9-4 everyday and you can talke to the owner and builder of these cars. It is the little out from the main part of town but it is well worth the...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The craftsmanship and attention to detail is absolutely amazing. Very friendly and informative folks.

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Amazing to see how these cars are made and how precise they are. The stories are so interesting too. The owner loves to share his stories.

Thank Betty B
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

If your a car guy you got to see the working 5/8 scale cars that Ernie built. These vehicles are painstakingly built to exact per portions and everything on the car works. you have to bring your camera and take pictures because your friends wont...More

Thank Gerhard H
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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour. Ginger showed us around. Ernie told us all about the process. Very informational and what a fun place to go. Our friends thoroughly enjoyed it too. We will definitely go back.

Thank Crystal M
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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

This museum is fabulous! I suggest anyone going to check out all of the cool cars. Ernie fabricates the dwarf cars to look like the full size old cars. He can even drive them and he’s 6 feet tall. There are other neat antiques there...More

Thank Terry S
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

I love the Dwarf Car Museum! The workmanship that Ernie does is amazing. 2 Old guys with incredible vision & handmade building skills. That you can actually see the cars being made is super cool. I go there at least once a year, and it...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

People are friendly and ready to explain about the dwarf cars that are hand made. Has had people from over 25 countries view and happy that they came.

Thank 893sheilaa
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

These handmade dwarf cars are amazing. The attention to detail amazed me. Ernie is a talented and interesting person. He will show a film about the making of his cars. The museum is run by donations.

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Response from B2843IYbillk | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge. They are great people with great skills. They do have a tip jar & I always leave $10-20. It is money very well spent. They use the money for materials to build the cars & are amazingly talented craftsmen... More
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