The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures

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The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures

The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures, located one mile south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, is the world's largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one of the nation's largest collections of historic toys. The collection has more than 84,000 objects.

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Miniatures with 1:12 inches or smaller scale of room settings, architectural structures, decorative arts including:

  • Louis XV study at the Palace of Versailles
  • Italian Renaissance studio
  • Boston Hill mansion

Toys from the 18th century - to the present toys including:

  • dolls and dollhouses
  • trains
  • soldiers
  • teddy bears
  • theatrical toys
  • STEM toys

5235 Oak Street

Kansas City, MO

Open Wednesday-Saturday 10am - 4 pm

General Admission $7-$8

Free parking

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