Mario Patino's Ravaged Landscapes

September 10 – December 15

Buzzard Creek Ghost Town

September 24 – November 3

Preserving and Advancing the Art of Miniatures

Preserving and Advancing the Art of Miniatures

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

Upcoming Events

Sep 21

Docent-Guided Highlights Tour

September 21 @ 1:00 pm

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Sep 22

Docent-Guided Highlights Tour

September 22 @ 1:00 pm

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Sep 24

Docent-Guided Highlights Tour

September 24 @ 1:00 pm

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Sep 25

Docent-Guided Highlights Tour

September 25 @ 1:00 pm

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"Great things are done by a series of small things put together."

– Vincent Van Gogh

Current Exhibitions

Mario Patino's Ravished Landscapes

Mario Patino’s Ravaged Landscapes and Rundown Interiors

September 10, 2019 – December 15, 2019 This Community Corner exhibit features a selection of miniature vignettes created by lifelong Tucsonan Mario Patino. Unlike traditional miniature artisans who like to…

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Miniature Silver

Miniature Silver: The Helen Goodman Luria Collection

June 4, 2019 – May 31, 2020 Miniature Silver was a passion for Helen Goodman Luria, who in the early 20th century began a weekly pilgrimage to antique markets looking…

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Fashion as Identity

August 7, 2018 – February 9, 2019 A Spotlight Exhibit of Historical Figures by George Stuart In 2017, through a generous donation by Eunice and E.G. Hernandez and Family, the…

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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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