Ono No Tofu and the Frog

Japanese Netsuke: Upholding Cultural History of Japan

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

July 12, 2022 – July 23, 2023

Jim Roark’s Metal Monsters

Jim Roark’s Metal Monsters

A Spotlight Exhibit

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What’s in a Name?

April 17, 2022 – February 12, 2023

Remarkable Presence: Commemorating the Victims of COVID-19

 January 24 through April 16, 2023

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Ara Bentley’s Addams Family Mini Mansion

October 5, 2022 – November 5, 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.

Upcoming Events

Feb 11

Kids Create Family Fun Program

February 11 @ 1:00 pm

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Feb 15

Tiny Tales for Tots

February 15 @ 11:00 am

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Feb 18

Tiny Tales for Tots

February 18 @ 11:00 am

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Feb 23

Rodeo Break Mini Camp 2023

February 23 @ 9:00 am

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WE NEED YOUR IDEAS

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is planning for our future, and we want to hear from you! Please take a moment to share your thoughts about what you love about the Mini Time Machine Museum, and what you would like to see in the years to come.

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

July 12, 2022 – July 23, 2023 Inspired by a photo from the Victorian era, Bill O’Malley began to research and build a diorama of the buildings that once stood…

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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.

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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