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Museum of Miniatures and Microminiatures

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8th October. Stumbled across this little place just at the side of the main square, and were so... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lucy H
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Norfolk UK
Unbelievable

An extremely good experience. A must-see visit. Although the museum is fairly small there are... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
LambieSussex
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Sussex
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Placa Prat de Sant Pere, 15, 17850, Besalu, Spain
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All reviews little gem half an hour three rooms dolls houses works of art entry fee no pun intended well worth a visit no idea beautiful town exhibits needle eye pin microscope camel head
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Reviewed 5 days ago

8th October. Stumbled across this little place just at the side of the main square, and were so thrilled we had. It is really like a miniature journey around the world. With tiny pictures of all the different ages and skills that crafts men and...More

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed September 10, 2018

An extremely good experience. A must-see visit. Although the museum is fairly small there are over 2,000 miniature items in various glass cases and you could spend half an hour/one hour looking at them.

Thank LambieSussex
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Besalu is a very attractive Catalan village, with many photo opportunities. The Museum of Miniatures and Microminiatures is quite unique and fascinating. Entry costs 4.90 euros for adults 3.90 euros for seniors. The exhibits from a wide range of countries progress with gradually decreasing size...the...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting the town, you’ll stumble across the odd and interesting museum in one of the main squares. Well worth a pop in. There are some interesting miniature items.

Thank StephenKAdams
Reviewed June 26, 2018

What a fascinating place! We were visiting the castellated town of Besalu but had no idea that this museum existed. I am so glad that we found it. It is not a very big museum but when all of the exhibits are miniatures and micro...More

Thank Kruger C
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Not a large museum but worth a visit. Incredible miniature artwork, like the camels in the eye of the needle or the tiny ships on a fly’s wing.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum and so worth a visit. It has such unusual and bizaar treasures and is very fascinating If you are in this beautiful town just spend an extra 40 minutes and visit. Such craftsman ship is a thing long gone

Thank Diane V
Reviewed December 13, 2017

We went here mainly because our hotel had given us two for the price of one vouchers, but in fact the entrance fee is very reasonable anyway. The museum is small, and is separated into three rooms - Miniatures, mini-miniatures and micro miniatures. The miniatures...More

Thank gaiteiro
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Lovely little museum of miniatures, a great visit and not expensive about 5 euro and you can while away a pleasant half hour or more.

Thank trevorhewer
Reviewed August 9, 2017

A very small museum of small things. Asthonishing miniatures, next to less impressive, but nicely made puppet houses. Nor a lot, but more than enough to pay a visit with childern.

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