Museum of Miniature Houses and Other Collections, Carmel

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Children’s Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Museum of Miniature Houses and Other Collections has hosted more than 106,000 visitors since opening in 1993. It is one of only a few in the country devoted to the art of fine scale miniature. Visitors often include multi-generational groups, as there is an appeal to all age groups. Visitor amenities include chairs for resting, stools for seeing high-placed items, magnifying glasses for a closer look, free audio tour for more information, three levels of scavenger hunts for children, a fairy door for making wishes, and a dollhouse on the floor for playtime. Guided tours are available upon request and in advance. ATTENTION VISITORS: hours displayed on this page were taken from the museum's Google page. They may be inaccurate or outdated. Contact the museum directly or check official site for correct and up to date details. Arrange your visit to Museum of Miniature Houses and Other Collections and discover more family-friendly attractions in Carmel using our Carmel trip planner.
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  • Wonderful for adults and children. A perfect way to spend the afternoon. Take the time to look at each display from different angles. You find something new each time  more »
  • In the Arts District of Carmel, this museum holds many dozens of miniature houses. The houses were built in various decades and reflect various architectural and design styles. Houses are filled with....  more »
  • What a fun place! If you like miniatures or maybe just looking for something different this is the place to go. Very friendly staff and it sits at the beginning of Main Street so you can start your tour there. They have a website with hours and admission prices.
  • Lovely little museum, the volunteers were wonderful and enlightening. It's amazing what crafts people can do with these miniatures. The glassware and silverware were amazing. Well worth a stop if you're in the area.

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