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Throughout October

Buzzard Creek Ghost Town

September 24 – November 3

Mario Patino's Ravaged Landscapes

September 10 – December 15

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.

Join us at the museum for afternoons of mysterious witchcraft and wizardry in this Fall Break drop-in program for school-aged kids.

$6 per child with admission / $5 museum members

Upcoming Events

Oct 16

Tiny Tales for Tots

October 16 @ 10:30 am

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Oct 16

Docent-Guided Highlights Tour

October 16 @ 1:00 pm

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Oct 17

Spooktacular Wizard Workshops

October 17 @ 12:00 pm

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Oct 17

Docent-Guided Highlights Tour

October 17 @ 1:00 pm

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

– Vincent Van Gogh

Current Exhibitions

Buzzard Creek Barber Shop

Jean LeRoy’s Buzzard Creek Ghost Town

  September 24, 2019 – November 3, 2019 Buzzard Creek may seem like a quintessential western town with its general mercantile, barbershop, and saloon. But don’t be fooled by the…

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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…

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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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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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