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Admission to The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures.

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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.

HOURS OPEN

Wednesday – Saturday, 10am-4pm

CLOSED

Sunday – Tuesday

CLOSED HOLIDAYS

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Weekend, Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day

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

PLANNING A SAFE VISIT TO T/m

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.

HELPFUL HINTS 

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.

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

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.

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Group Visits

Due to COVID-19 visitation guidelines, T/m is not currently accepting group visit reservations. For the time being, groups are encouraged to purchase tickets online at the general admission rate.

 

Please contact Visitor Services Associate Hannah Bernardini at bernardinih@toyandminiaturemuseum.org or 816.235.8011 with any questions.

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Accessibility

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

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

SERVICE ANIMALS
ADA recognized service animals are welcome in the museum.

WHEELCHAIRS
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.

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DIRECTIONS

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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View Hours

Wednesday – Saturday, 10am-4pm

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