Pima Health Department Ready For You Certified The museum is now open with a timed-entry ticketing system. The safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is our utmost concern. Our new policies and procedures hinge on three principles: face masks, physical distancing, and sanitation. Please see our Know Before You Go page for complete details. While things may seem a little different right now, know that there is still joy to be had and wonder to behold. If you are unable to visit us at this time, we encourage you to check out our Resources page with several options for exploring and engaging virtually.

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Face Masks

All persons over the age of two, including staff, volunteers, and visitors, will be required to wear a mask while in the museum. No exceptions.

Physical Distancing

Physical Distancing

Admittance to the museum is currently only permitted with a timed-entry ticket. Visitors will be asked to maintain at least six feet of distance between other visiting parties.

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Sanitation

The museum will adhere to an increased cleaning and sanitation schedule. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the museum.

Hours & Location

Please note our current visiting hours:

Museum Hours:
Wednesday–Sunday from 9am–4pm

*The museum will reopen on Tuesdays from 9am–4pm beginning December 1.


We Are Located At:

4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive
Tucson, AZ 85712

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Admission & Tickets

Adult $10.50
Senior (65+) $8.50
Student $7.00
Youth (ages 4–17) $7.00
Child (ages 3 and under) Free

Admission to the museum is currently only permitted with a timed-entry ticket.

Unable to purchase tickets online? We can help. Please call us at 520-881-0606.

Museum Policies

To ensure a meaningful and enjoyable experience for all of our visitors, we ask that you review the following policies before your visit. Please be sure to review our Know Before You Go page for reopening policies and procedures following our closure due to COVID-19

  • Flash photography is not permitted in the museum. Please turn your camera flash off when taking pictures in the museum. Members of the media may request a press pass at the front desk to take flash photography.
  • In accordance with current health mandates, our public drinking fountain will be unavailable until further notice. Visitors will still be allowed to bring their own water, as long as the lid is secured and they drink only in the lobby area. As always, no other beverages or food are allowed.
  • Neither chewing gum nor smoking are permitted in the museum.
  • Please turn your cell phone ringer to silence or vibrate and limit the use of your cell phone to the lobby or outdoor areas.
  • Please do not run, jump, shout or use disruptive behavior in the museum.
  • Protect the miniatures and refrain from touching the glass or leaning on exhibits.
  • Visit Fairy Caitlin at her home in the tree in the Enchanted Realm, but please do not climb on the tree.
  • Large bags, packages, backpacks and umbrellas are not permitted in the galleries.
  • Stollers are welcome. Please be considerate when using strollers in a crowded area.
  • No animals or pets, besides service animals, are permitted in the museum.
  • When writing or sketching in the galleries, please use lead pencils only. Please use a clipboard or notebook and not the walls or cases when writing or sketching.
  • Please be aware that five minutes before closing time, the museum staff begins to clear the galleries. Please follow their instructions.
  • Firearms are not permitted in the museum.
Visitor Resources

Tactile and exploratory resources may be limited or temporarily suspended for a period of time during our reopening following our closure due to COVID-19.  Please see our Know Before You Go page for most current information.

Accessibility

Please see our accessibility page. Some resources may be suspended during the period of reopening following our closure due to COVID-19. Please see our Know Before You Go page for most current information.

Museum Discounts

Only select discounts will be available during our reopening following the museum's closure due to COVID-19. Please see our Know Before You Go page for most current information.

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is a proud participant in Museums for All, a national program to provide reduced admission to those receiving supplemental nutrition assistance. Learn more about this program at here.

 

Gift Shop

The Mini Time Machine Museum Store has a wide variety of offerings including fine-scale and artisan miniatures, work by local artists, books, toys, souvenirs and more. Museum Members receive a 10% discount on all museum store purchases. All proceeds from the Museum Store support museum operations.

Driving Directions

From I-10 Eastbound
Take the Miracle Mile exit (255), turn left (east) on Miracle Mile and travel approximately 1 mile to Oracle Road. Go left on Oracle Rd approximately ¼ of a mile to Fort Lowell Road. Turn right (east) onto Fort Lowell Road and continue east approximately 3 ½ miles at which point Fort Lowell Road will become Camp Lowell Drive. The Mini Time Machine Museum is on the north side of Camp Lowell Drive approximately a 1/4 mile past Columbus Boulevard.

From I-10 Westbound
Take the Miracle Mile exit (255), turn right (east) on Miracle Mile to Oracle Road approximately 1 miles. Go left on Oracle Rd approximately ¼ of a mile to Fort Lowell Road. Turn right (east) onto Fort Lowell Road and continue east approximately 3 ½ miles at which point Fort Lowell Road will become Camp Lowell Drive. The Mini Time Machine Museum is on the north side of Camp Lowell Drive approximately a 1/4 mile past Columbus Boulevard.

From I-19/South Tucson
Travel north on I-19 and merge onto I-10. Take the Miracle Mile exit (255), turn right (east) on Miracle Mile to Oracle Road approximately 1 miles. Go left on Oracle Rd approximately ¼ of a mile to Fort Lowell Road. Turn right (east) onto Fort Lowell Road and continue east approximately 3 ½ miles at which point Fort Lowell Road will become Camp Lowell Drive. The Mini Time Machine Museum is on the north side of Camp Lowell Drive approximately a 1/4 mile past Columbus Boulevard.