Ono No Tofu and the Frog

Japanese Netsuke: Upholding Cultural History of Japan

August 30, 2022 – January 22, 2023

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Trenchard and Steep Street in Victorian Bristol, U.K.

July 12, 2022 – January 22, 2023

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Ara Bentley’s Addams Family Mini Mansion

October 5, 2022 – November 5, 2023

Jim Roark’s Metal Monsters

Jim Roark’s Metal Monsters

A Spotlight Exhibit

MOCA Stay Gold Community Exhibit

June 7, 2022 – September 25, 2022

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What’s in a Name?

April 17, 2022 – February 12, 2023

Preserving and Advancing the Art of Miniatures

Preserving and Advancing the Art of Miniatures

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.

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.

Current Exhibitions

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What’s in a Name?

April 17, 2022 – February 12, 2023 A Spotlight Exhibit of Historical Figures by George Stuart Ah, nicknames. The word comes from Old English, ‘an ekename,’ meaning ‘additional name.’ Nicknames…

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Ara Bentley’s Addams Family Mini Mansion

October 5, 2021 – November 5, 2023 A Spotlight Exhibit Texan Ara Bentley became a YouTube sensation after starting her channel, Bentley House Minis, to share progress on her miniature…

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Ono No Tofu and the Frog

Japanese Netsuke: Upholding Cultural History of Japan

August 30, 2022 – January 22, 2023 Japanese netsuke are cherished, valued and collected for their magnificent design and impressive carving. It is hard to imagine these small “sculptures” were…

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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.

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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