Our unique Tucson Museum of Miniatures, The Mini-Time Machine, is one of our favorite local attractions. We’ve taken visiting friends and family here for the past few years and all have found it fascinating. You can check out our video on the Museum of Miniatures here.
The first thing visitors usually notice is the state-of-the-art facility. The Mini is definitely not a dusty garage stuffed with old dollhouses. However, in our travels around Southern Arizona writing about & photographing the most interesting people & places, we have come to the conclusion that most locals have no idea what’s here. And they don’t understand why it’s called The Mini-Time Machine. True, the Mini delights school-age children with their whimsical, magical, fairy tale exhibits. But if you’re an adult history buff, this fine museum will reach out and grab your interest. Many of the miniature exhibits transport visitors to another time and place. The Mini showcases miniatures created as far back as 1742. Read More