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There is a lot to see and do at T/m. We suggest visitors allow at least 60 minutes to view the Museum, but many visitors stay for hours. While younger guests are welcome, the Museum is best enjoyed by guests ages five and up.

The health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers is T/m’s top priority.
Please read the following guidelines before your visit. These are designed to support the nationwide effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.


Visitors are encouraged to watch a short introduction video before starting your visit. This video is available onsite, or feel free to watch it on the museum’s YouTube channel from your own device.

Still photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only in the museum galleries devoted to the permanent collection. The use of flash is prohibited at all times and in all galleries. Movie and video cameras are prohibited. For press and special photography, including the use of tripods, stands, and film and videotape projects, please contact the marketing department.

The museum is ADA accessible. A wheelchair is available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis for use while in the museum. ADA recognized service animals are welcome in the museum. Please note that the museum grounds are not ADA accessible. If you choose to use the grounds during your visit, please carry out all items that you carry in. T/m does not offer picnic tables or trash cans.

Food and drink are not permitted in the museum. Please leave large bags and backpacks at home.

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Admission Ticket

Admission to The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures.



The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures educates, inspires and delights adults and children through the museum’s collection and preservation of toys and miniatures. Located on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus, the museum exhibits the world’s largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one of the nation’s largest collections of historic toys.

T/m is no longer requiring guests to wear masks while visiting the museum. Unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to wear masks. Visitors are also encouraged to be mindful of appropriate physical distancing while exploring the museum. Gallery capacity is limited and guests are encouraged to reserve their tickets online prior to visiting the museum. T/m cannot guarantee availability to visitors purchasing tickets onsite.


Wednesday – Monday, 10am-4pm




MLK Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Please reference the ticketing calendar to confirm all holiday closures or contact the T/m team for clarification.

*During inclement weather, please visit our Facebook page for possible museum closures and up-to-date hours and information. 


All admission sales are final.

T/m reserves the right to cancel events and/or tickets for any reason. If your event and/or tickets are cancelled, you will be informed via phone or email as soon as possible. In the event of a cancellation, you will be fully refunded within 30 days. Your refund method will be based on your original method of payment.

Questions, ticketing concerns, or errors? Contact:
Phone: (816) 235-8000

Group Visits

A discounted ticket price is available for groups of 10 or more who request at least one week in advance and receive confirmation of the group sales rate with museum staff.

Please contact the Assistant Museum Educator Sarah Reiser at or 816-235-8011 with any questions or inquiries about availability and pricing. 

Due to COVID-19 visitation guidelines, T/m is scheduling small groups (30 or less) for self-guided tours and no guided tours are currently offered.



The museum is dedicated to making its collection, building, and programs accessible to all audiences.

Designated spaces are available in the museum parking lot for visitors with disabilities. 

ADA recognized service animals are welcome in the museum.

The museum is accessible to wheelchair guests as well as visitors who need to avoid stairs. An elevator is available to access the museum’s second floor.

A wheelchair is available free of charge at the admission desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance reservations are not available.



5235 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures is located off 52nd Street on the southwest corner of the University of Missouri- Kansas City campus, just a few blocks south of the Country Club Plaza shopping and entertainment district. Parking is always free at T/m. The entrance to the museum’s parking lot is located off 52nd Street.

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Wednesday – Monday, 10am-4pm

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