CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures hosts several temporary exhibits, classes and other special programs throughout the year. Look below to see what's happening this week or use the calendar icon to the right to look ahead. You can also search by date range and/or event type by using the filters on the left. Events are included with museum admission or free for members unless otherwise noted. For more information about becoming a member, please click here. For information on planning your visit, please click here.
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Build a miniature wagon and accessories and bring it to life using stop-motion animation techniques in this two-day class for ages 8–15. Pre-registration is required. This class also requires access to a tablet or smartphone. Learn more or register >>Find out more »
Join us for Trick-or-Treating in the Galleries followed by a Puppet Show on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2pm! Docents will be stationed in the galleries to pass out treats from 2pm–3pm. Next, join Gwen Ray from Hanuman Puppet Theater for a Halloween themed Punch and Judy Puppet Show in our Caitlin Suite from 3pm-3:20pm. Included with museum admission. Free for museum members. Costumes are encouraged! Paper sacks for trick-or-treating will be available at the front desk. Please remember that…Find out more »
The museum is closed today. We will reopen on Friday, November 24, 2017. Happy Thanksgiving.Find out more »
Meet James Heuser, whose work is featured in the Community Corner exhibit, James Heuser: Wee Woodworking, and learn about his process and techniques. 1pm–4pm. Included with museum admission. Free for museum members.Find out more »
Petit Noel is a magical holiday family experience at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures. Enjoy caroling elves, cookies & hot cocoa, storytime with Papa Noel and more! Tickets are required for this event. Click here for information or tickets >>Find out more »
Not just for kids, but at a kid price! Feel like a kid again every Thursday at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures when adults get in for the youth admission price of just $6! Discounts may not be combined. If you have a coupon, our system will choose the greatest discount for you.Find out more »
Our docent-led collection highlight tours depart from the lobby at 1pm and last approximately 45 minutes. No reservations required. Included with museum admission. Our daily collection highlight tours are based on docent availability. In unforseen circumstances, they may be cancelled. If you are interested in booking a private docent-led tour, please visit our Group Tours page.Find out more »
Kids Create Family Fun Program is designed to help youth learn about, talk about and create miniatures. This program takes place from 12pm-3pm on the second Saturday of every month at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona. The featured project changes monthly and is designed for school-aged children. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Included with museum admission. Free for museum members. Check out the schedule of projects >>Find out more »
Check out these current exhibits!
Evolution of a Modelmaker: John A. Ackerman’s Fire Apparatus and Fire Stations
Fashion as Identity
Dave Cummins: Envisioning Bugatti
Always on View
The miniature museum collection contains over 400 miniature houses and room boxes as well as other collectibles. The museum’s artifacts are organized into three main areas; the Enchanted Realm, History Gallery and Exploring the World.
The Enchanted Realm
The History Gallery
Exploring the World