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Daily Docent-led Tours- New Time

Did you know The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures offers a daily docent-led highlights tour? Get the inside scoop about our miniatures and the museum from one of our trained docents. Tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. These tours do not require a reservation and are included with museum admission.

We offer a standing highlights tour Tuesday-Friday and Sunday at 1pm. On Saturdays we offer two tours; one at 11:30am and another at 2:00pm.

Of course, if you have 8 or more people, you can also book your own Group Tour. We offer discounted admission with advanced booking. Click here for details.

Docent-led Tours

A New Hands-On Experience Debuts at The Mini Time Machine Museum

The Mini Time Machine Museum is excited about a new hands-on program: Art Carts! This is your chance to get up close with and handle some miniatures. Two themed Art Carts have already been developed and will debut in the galleries beginning Sunday, June 17th. Click here to learn more.

Not Just for Kids is back!

Our popular promotion Not Just for Kids is back for 2012!

Adults get in for the youth admission price of only $6 every Thursday*
*March 1, 2012 – December 27, 2012

Feel like a kid again at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures when adults get in for the youth admission price of only $6 every Thursday. That’s a $3 savings! Grab one of our four different themed gallery guides for adults, tour the museum on your own or join a docent-led highlights tour starting at 11:30am. The museum is open from 9am-4pm on Thursdays. Please check our calendar tab for any additional programming that might be going on.

See you here!

The Mini Time Machine goes BIG

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is very excited to announce that we will have a one-minute commercial airing nationally during primetime on CNBC this Saturday, January 21, 2012. The spot should be airing near the following times:

Saturday, January 21, 2012
CNBC (Comcast Channel 27 / Cox Channel 62 in Tucson)
7:56pm Eastern
6:56pm Central
5:56pm Mountain
4:56pm Pacific

This commercial is part of our larger efforts to expand the mission of The Mini Time Machine, which is to preserve, promote and engage people with the art of miniatures. To that end, we have established a new membership category called E-Friend to enable people from afar to connect with us and become more involved.

The one-minute commercial will continue to air in over 200 markets over the next few weeks. Additionally, a short video will be distributed to Public Television affiliates for airing throughout the year.

This seven-minute video introduces the museum and its collection. Founder, Pat Arnell, tells us about the motivation behind opening the museum as a nonprofit and what was envisioned. Meet Executive Director, Nina Daldrup, and other experts as they share insight on how miniatures are used in society- and their importance to our future. We hope you enjoy this video and share it with others.

Now Open Sundays!

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is now open on Sundays from 12pm until 4pm. Come see us!

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