Miniature World, Victoria

Miniature World, Victoria (must see)

Miniature World is an amazing museum and one of its kind. Animation, lighting and sound effects enhance more than 85 highly detailed miniature scenes. Displays include a circus, one of the world's largest doll houses, a Swiss Family Robinson tree house, Jack and the Beanstalk and a futuristic space diorama. Scenes illustrate historic battles, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, "Gulliver's Travels" and novels by Charles Dickens. The Great Canadian Railway exhibit re-creates rail transportation in the late 19th-century Canada.

Tip:
Take your time and press the display buttons. You will watch trains, plane propellers, cars, a trolley, a castle door, goldfish, double-decker buses, a waterwheel (etc.) move within the dioramas.

Opening Hours:
Summer Hours: 9am-9pm; Winter-Spring: 9am-5pm

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Sight Name: Miniature World
Sight Location: Victoria, Canada
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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