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The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Closed For Renovations Until 2015

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is a 38-room house that boasts largest collection of nostalgic toys, fine-scale miniatures and marbles in the Midwest. This specialty museum, located on UMKC’s campus, is just a few blocks south of the renowned Country Club Plaza shopping and entertainment district.

The young and young-at-heart will be whisked back in time through displays of the toys that defined generations. This magical journey through the evolution of childhood also offers a glimpse into values and virtues of various cultures and times.

Visitors will be dazzled by the intricate craftsmanship showcased in the world’s largest collection of fine-scale miniatures.

History buffs, armchair sociologists and those who appreciate the meticulous detail required to make these timeless classics are sure to find hours of enjoyment.

Upcoming Events

July 2016

Treasures of the Kings: 18th Century French Interiors in Miniature

July 30, 2016 - July 30, 2020

T/m is honored to premiere three new fine-scale miniature room settings on long-term loan from Ede & Ravenscroft, the oldest tailor in London and the exclusive provider of robes for the British Royal Family. Treasures of the Kings highlights Louis XV and Louis XVI royal furniture arranged in two room settings from the Palace of Versailles and one from the Palace of Fontainebleau. The centerpiece of the collection is Denis Hillman’s Bureau du Roi. Comprised of over 16,000 individual pieces…

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