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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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What a treasure!

What a treasure! Such exquisite detail and hidden gems! We spent hours here and it almost wasn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark M
Glendale, Arizona

Adult son is visiting and I've been taking him places he hasn't been to. We came in the morning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Jersey
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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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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
+1 520-881-0606
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Fairly interesting display of miniatures, doll houses, many antique items from different periods and parts of the world. Having seen it once, I doubt I'll see it again..More

Thank regradyjr
minitimemachine, Public Relations Manager at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. In addition to our permanent collection, the museum presents between four and six temporary exhibits annually, which bring in artists and collections from all over the country. Past exhibits have included scale models of historic...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

My friend who just loves this place is having some ambulatory issues right now, so we haven't been able to visit this year. I'll have to go on my own. Well worth a visit though.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My coworker told us about this place, he said that he enjoy his visit there. So we went and when we got to lobby we look at each other and wondered why we were there. So we got tickets and proceded to 1st room. About...More

Thank rsparenga
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Although we have been spending our Winters in Tucson for about fourteen years we Have never before visited this unique attraction. A Thanksgiving visit by our children and grandchildren prompted us to include this on our to do list for our out of town Family....More

Thank Bopper65
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My husband and I spent a couple of hours at this wonderful museum which is a delight for both young and old. I would suggest the audio to learn more about the exhibit. The attention to detail and accuracy is amazing. We were transported back...More

Thank out-of-here-arizona
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This museum is a delight for both old and young. The miniature houses in it are spectacular. The details are amazing. They also have very interesting special exhibits. It's well worth visiting when in Tucson

Thank brealjs
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I took my seven year old granddaughter. She particularly enjoyed the fairy. I was amazed by the attention to detail and accuracy.

Thank Christine S
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5 February 2017|
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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