Toy and Miniature Museum

Local nameToy and Miniature Museum
LocationKansas City, United States

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, formerly known as the Kansas City Toy and Miniature Museum, is located on the campus of the University of Missouri Kansas City. Opened in 1982, the museum today boasts the world's largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one of the nation's largest collections of antique toys on public display.

Boasting more than 33,000 square feet of exhibit space and a collection of more than 72,000 objects, the museum currently welcomes about 30,000 visitors a year. The museum has undergone two expansions in its more than 30 years of operation.At its origin, the Museum combined the toy collection of Mary Harris Francis with the fine miniature collection of Barbara Hall Marshall; the two women were avid collectors as well as lifelong friends.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_Toys_and_Miniatures

Official Website http://www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org/

Phone +1 816 235 8000

Address 5235 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64112, USA

Coordinates 39°1'51.99" N -94°34'55.018" E

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