Museums...

 

ARIZONA---

Phoenix, AZ


Phoenix Art Museum holds 20 of the Thorne Rooms.

Tucson, AZ

The Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures showcases more than 300 antique and contemporary dollhouses in a world-class exhibit space. The museum also hosts frequent temporary exhibits, classes and workshops as well as an annual show and sale.

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ARKANSAS---

Mountain Home, AR

The Miniature Museum of Merritt--Tiny Town Tours offers five rooms of dollhouses and dollhouse miniatures from the personal collection of Ms. Merritt.

COLORADO---

Colorado Springs, CO

Magic Town is a full city in 1/6 scale. The town was created by famous sculpture Michael Garman.


Denver, CO

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys The Denver Museum features a collection of dolls, toys and miniatures ranging from the 16th century to modern times.

FLORIDA---

Sarasota, FL

The Ringling Museum offers the world’s largest miniature circus.

ILLINOIS---

Chicago, IL

The Art Institute of Chicago holds the largest collection (68) of 1:12 scale Thorne Rooms. 


Chicago, IL

Museum of Science and Industry houses Colleen Moores' Castle. It stands nearly 8 feet tall and has intricate systems of electricity and running water.

INDIANA---

Carmel, IN

Just north of Indianapolis, the Museum of Miniature Houses offers wide range of dollhouses and other miniatures.

IOWA---

South Amana, Iowa

The Barn Museum features a community of rural dwellings built on a scale of one inch to one foot.

KENTUCKY---

Danville, KY

Great American Dollhouse Museum holds a miniature village of fully furnished dollhouses.


Maysville, KY

Kaye Browning has selected a multitude of one-of-a-kind items for this 3,300 square-foot miniatures gallery.

MARYLAND---

Baltimore, MD

 

The Baltimore Museum of Art has a number of rooms created by Eugene Kupjack.

MICHIGAN---

Hickory Corners, MI

Midwest Miniatures Museum

The Miniatures Museum, located on the Gilmore Car Museum campus, features an impressive collections of scale architectural miniatures.

Gilmore

 

MISSOURI---

Kansas City, MO

The National Museum of Toys / Miniatures holds an impressive collection of miniatures from the past and the present.


St. Louis, MO

The Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis offers a mixture of displays including local landmarks done in miniature.

NEBRASKA---

Lincoln, NE

Housed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Architecture, the Kruger Collection holds nearly 20,000 1:12 scale miniatures. 

NEW JERSEY---

Mountain Lakes, NJ

The Edgar M. Craven Miniature Rooms at the Mountain Lakes Library holds 6 miniature rooms by the late Edgar Craven.

NEW YORK---

New York, NY

The Forbes Galleries features roomboxes made for Malcom Forbes by Eugene Kupjack.


New York, NY

The Museum of the City of New York's Toy Collection documents the social history of childhood in New York City.


Queens, NY

The architectural model showing the panorama of the City of New York is exhibited at the Queens Museum of Art


Rochester, NY

The Strong Museum National Museum of Play holds a large collection of toys, dolls, and play-related artifacts.


Yorktown, NY

The Yorktown Museum features the Marjorie Johnson dollhouse.

NORTH CAROLINA---

High Point, NC

The High Point Museum houses 35 rooms from Meredtih Slane Michener's collection.

PENNSYLVANIA---

Bethlehem, PA

The Elizabeth Johnston Prime Dollhouse and Toy Collection is exhibit at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts.

TENNESSEE---

Knoxville, TN

The Knoxville Museum of Art recently restored and reinstalled 9 Thorne Rooms. 

VERMONT---

Shelburne, VT

In addition to several dollhouses and other toys, the Shelburne Museum also maintains two intricately hand-carved wood circuses

VIRGINIA---

Colonial Williamsburg, VA

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum is housed at Colonial Williamsburg, VA.


Winchester, VA

The R. Lee Taylor Miniatures Gallery is home to a fascinating collection of furnished miniature houses and rooms.

WISCONSIN---

Baraboo, WI

Circus World features a large circus in miniature.


Baltimore, WI

House on the Rock houses a collection of miniatures.


 

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