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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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Enjoyable museum for children and adults

This is a beautifully laid out museum with a wide variety of miniature displays. You can easily... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Carol J
Tucson, Arizona
Surprise of My Life

Didn't know what to expect, but figure it was worth an hour. They provide a tour and that had to... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Bradenton, Florida
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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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4455 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ 85712-1329
+1 520-881-0606
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a beautifully laid out museum with a wide variety of miniature displays. You can easily spend a couple of hours here. There is a large room that children will particularly enjoy.

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Didn't know what to expect, but figure it was worth an hour. They provide a tour and that had to close the door on us. You must take the tour or you'll miss the history behind many of the miniatures and how the museum is...More

1  Thank Rapidsman
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The detail, the time and the effort that has gone into these magnificent miniatures make you realize just how wonderful these are. Spend a couple of hours here, take you time and gaze upon some truly wonderful works of art.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We are obsessed with this museum! We are a military family and this museum was on the blue star Registry and we got to go for free. This museum is totally worth the admission but we wouldn't have been able to enjoy it as often...More

Thank hannahmomofmany
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you like musuems, you'll love this one. The miniature collections are something to see. There is a lot too see, so go when you have all day to spend.

Thank skye2016
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

So much to see, each window has new exciting miniatures to look at, children love crawling on the floor looking at the exhibit under the floor.

Thank Cindy059
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great place for girls. Boys - not so much. 9 year old grandson found it boring. 7 year old granddaughter loved every minute.

Thank ewittman2
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My children and I had a free morning so we decided to visit the museum. The staff was so friendly! The Christmas/Wonderland section was a huge hit with my kids. They must have spent about 20 mins just laying on the glass floor, looking at...More

Thank Traveller1146
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Took my daughter and really enjoyed the experience. She really liked searching for the secret things. Will go again.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

First time visiting and thoroughly enjoyed this remarkable museum. I would suggest this stop for anyone traveling through or residents!

Thank Nancy K
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About 2 hours.
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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28 December 2016|
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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