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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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Just so fascinating

So glad we stopped here. We weren't sure what to really expect, but both myself and hubby really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Such a Unique Exqcusite Find in Tucson!

What a treat for the family. If you are intrigued by miniature anything, this is the place for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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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 over 10,000 square-feet of state-of-the-art exhibit space. The Museum’s permanent collection boasts antique dollhouses dating to 1742, contemporary fine-scale miniatures and enchanting collectibles. Frequent temporary exhibits, special programs and events mean there is always something new to see. The Chicago Tribune has claimed; “The magic of this place cannot be overstated.” For a truly memorable experience, don’t miss this one-of-a-kind collection in a world-class setting.
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
+1 520-881-0606
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Reviewed yesterday

So glad we stopped here. We weren't sure what to really expect, but both myself and hubby really enjoyed the visit. There is so much artistry and creativity in miniatures. This was not all doll houses. Bring a small flashlight so you don't miss any...More

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Reviewed yesterday

What a treat for the family. If you are intrigued by miniature anything, this is the place for you! They have a wonerfu gift shop too!

Thank loriheidenengle
Reviewed 5 days ago

I randomly came across this museum in a google search and decided to check it out, I'm glad I did! The museum is fascinating and contains hundreds of works of miniatures. Exquisite doll houses, apartments, furniture, etc, are well curated within this museum. I highly...More

Thank Geoeater
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad you found us! Thanks for taking the time to share a review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a phenomenal museum. I have never seen so many miniature houses and villages. Every room brings a smile to your face and a sense of wonder at the scene before you. It is fun to watch the children's faces as they view the...More

Thank BobKathy
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can look at all of the historical films representing living quarters of days gone by. But seeing these remarkable miniature duplications of 19th Century gives you the true feeling of yesteryear. A unexpected treasure in the Sonoran desert. 'Of all places.'

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed this unique museum of miniatures from 1700s to modern day. An amazing collection. Well worth the time to enjoy it.

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought our friends to this Museum but were concerned it would be all doll houses for children. Although there are some fantastic doll houses, this museum is really an artistic tour de force, impressive to anyone. It's not a big museum but we easily...More

Thank X-NYr
Reviewed 25 December 2017

What a treasure! Such exquisite detail and hidden gems! We spent hours here and it almost wasn't enough. A larger display than the Art Institute of Chicago which is amazing!

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Adult son is visiting and I've been taking him places he hasn't been to. We came in the morning, we started a tour but found the guide boring and she didn't talk loudly enough so we went around on our own and that was great...More

Thank jansjourneys
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Even if I hadn't taken my four-year old granddaughter, I would have thought this museum is extra special. The collection is extensive. It covers many different themes, areas of the world, architecture, furniture styles and much more. The museum is bright, the exhibits are clean...More

1  Thank Judith D
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Response from minitimemachine | Property representative |
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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Response from minitimemachine | Property representative |
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