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A Wee Winter Wonderland at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures has become a beloved Tucson holiday tradition and a way to remember and honor how people celebrate the season around the globe and through the years.

During a Wee Winter Wonderland, the museum is decorated for the season– including more than a dozen miniatures depicting holiday celebrations around the world and through time. Be sure to check out our Home for the Holidays section on each of the Holidays Around the World and Through Time artifact webpages, where we have curated some of our favorite craft and recipes ideas, along with holiday playlists, to bring holiday traditions from around the world and through time to your home.

Holiday Closures: the museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas. The museum will close at 12pm on New Year's Eve and will be closed on New Year's Day.

When:

November 23, 2021 – January 9, 2022

Cost:

Included with museum admission or free for Museum Members.

Purchase your admission tickets online to streamline your entry and save $1 per ticket!

Home for the Holidays

We've curated some of our favorite craft & recipe ideas, along with holiday playlists, themed to each of our holiday artifacts to bring a little of the holidays around the world and through time to your home.

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Where's Walter?

Walter is the museum's diminutive Elf in the Miniature. He comes to visit on the first of December and hides in a different miniature every day throughout the month. Find him when you visit and win a teensy prize. Or follow us on Facebook or Instagram to keep up with his daily adventures.

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Storytime with Papa Noel

Storytime with Papa Noel

Join Papa Noel and Fairy Caitlin in the Enchanted Realm for the reading of a holiday classic followed by a holiday sing-a-long.

Saturday, December 4, 2021 @11:30am–1pm

Included with admission. Free for Museum Members. Purchase your admission tickets online to save $1 per ticket.