The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum, Carlsbad

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Mr. Joe Martin started a Foundation to encourage excellence in craftsmanship with emphasis on metalworking projects at the small end of the size scale. Through the Foundation Joe Martin started the The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum to make available examples of fine craftsmanship to the public, to bring public attention to the achievements of craftsmen, with the purpose of encouraging a future generation to pursue excellence in craftsmanship. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Carlsbad holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Do Miss this this miniature museum with extra large fun! Not for little kids but great fun for everyone else. Guides are amazing be sure to stay for the demonstrations. No fee to enter just a...  more »
  • This free museum, staffed by friendly volunteers, is filled with intricate models and miniatures, including a room of amazing dollhouses, and an area with handmade interactive toys. We enjoyed our...  more »
  • This place has a tremendous collection of amazing miniatures. Hundreds of meticulously built replicas that have incredible attention to detail. The man greeting us was engaging and knowledgeable. What a wonderful experience for kids and adults.
  • Very interesting miniatures. We went to see if they knew anything about a 100 year old antique souvenir from Dublin that belonged to my grandparents. They did find us the source and printed up some information for us.

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