Field trips at the museum of miniatures

EDUCATORS: We are here to help! In-person school tours (field trips) and classroom presentations are available with advance scheduling and our staff can also provide virtual options for your classes. Please contact our Education Director, Mackenzie Massman, by email for information on programs to fit your needs.

A school field trip to The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is an experience that ignites the imagination and inspires a desire to explore mathematical concepts, leap into literature and art, investigate history, and explore life in another time or culture.

Museum visits enable students to improve their critical thinking skills, develop historical empathy, and show increased tolerance. Sometimes a school field trip is the only opportunity a child has to visit a museum accessing our cultural heritage and reaping these benefits. School tours at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures are developed to support Arizona Common Core standards in Math, English, Language Arts and Social Studies. Temporary exhibitions also provide an opportunity to explore these standards in new ways each year.

School Tour Admission

School Tour admission is $3 per student.

Teachers and required chaperones are admitted free. Additional adults (unless required by your situation) are $7.

All school tours require 4 weeks advance booking.

Important Field Trip Information

Docent–Guided Tours are provided by knowledgeable docents trained to engage students in a broad spectrum of school curriculum as they guide the students through the big world of miniatures. Tours are aligned with Arizona Department of Education standards.

Self-Guided Tour groups are not led by museum docents or staff. Please note: self-guided tour groups still require advance booking.


Please contact our Education Director, Mackenzie Massman, at (520) 881-0606 ext. 113 or by email at

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