America's Most Unique and Unusual Children's Museums

Museums bring children closer to knowledge, history and stories. They open young minds to a world much bigger than themselves. Some museums are truly unique and unusual, igniting the imagination and making us look at the world in a different way. These museums aren’t your run-of-the-mill museums, but they have quirky exhibits to delight your senses and intrigue your mindor even give you shivers of anxiety.

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures – Tucson, Arizona

Enter a world of make believe and imagination. This museum’s extensive miniature collection is second to none. It houses both contemporary models and detailed miniatures dating back almost 250 years. There are three permanent exhibits: The Enchanted Realm, Exploring the World and the History Gallery. The Enchanted Realm is full of magical and whimsical displays that delight the senses like a dragon academy, fairy castle and snow villages. Exploring the World gives visitors a glimpse into faraway destinations with no detail forgotten. The History Gallery provides an opportunity to travel back in time to see scenes of life in a bygone era.

Admission: Adult $9, Seniors or Military $8, Youth (4-17) $6, Children (3 and under) Free