Summer Camp 2024

July 8, 2024-August 2, 2024

David Korins on the set of Hamilton with a miniature version of the set.

Stages of Imagination:

The Iconic Broadway Designs of David Korins

September 2024 through May 2025

Salavat Fidai microsculptures on the tip of a pencil - lion from House of Lannister, Game of Thrones; tree and earth, frog and balloon dog

The Pencil is Mightier:

Art on the Tip of a Pencil by Salavat Fidai

February 15, 2024 through June 9, 2024

Ara Bentley’s Captain's Quarters

November 7, 2023 – November 2, 2025

Preserving and Advancing the Art of Miniatures for All

Preserving and Advancing the Art of Miniatures for All

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures' collection of miniatures includes over 500 antique and contemporary dollhouses and roomboxes, while special exhibitions highlight the breadth and diversity of the art of miniatures. 

Upcoming Events

May 18

Tiny Tales for Tots

May 18 @ 11:00 am

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Jun 15

Tiny Tales for Tots

June 15 @ 11:00 am

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Jun 15

SDMB Make-N-Take

June 15 @ 1:00 pm

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Current Exhibitions

The Captain’s Quarters by Ara Bentley

November 7, 2023 – November 2, 2025 Exhibit Overview “The Captains Quarters project was started in the summer of 2019, with the hopes to build a room to display my…

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Ono No Tofu and the Frog

Japanese Netsuke: Upholding Cultural History of Japan

Japanese netsuke are cherished and collected for their magnificent design and impressive carving. It is hard to imagine these small sculptures were initially artfully crafted utilitarian toggles, created to secure…

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Trenchard and Steep Street in Victorian Bristol, U.K.: A Diorama by Bill O’Malley

Inspired by a photo from the Victorian era, Bill O’Malley began to research and build a diorama of the buildings that once stood along Trenchard and Steep Street in Bristol,…

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Museum membership is the best value and shows your support of the museum. Most packages pay for themselves in just one or two visits.

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Miniatures are for everyone.

Miniatures are for everyone.

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures welcomes and appreciates all patrons regardless of age, race, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, religion, education, class, or ability. Join us as we continually celebrate the diversity in the art of miniatures and those who make, preserve, and enjoy them.

Restoration of a Miniature

Meet local artists, John Ackerman and David Fischer, and watch their restoration efforts on a model fire station built by Tom Showers in 1965 in this series of demonstrations. Included with museum admission.

Restoration of a Miniature

Meet local artists, John Ackerman and David Fischer, and watch their restoration efforts on a model fire station built by Tom Showers in 1965 in this series of demonstrations. Included with museum admission.

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