Miniature World, Victoria

Categories: Children’s Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
See tiny replicas of fantasy and historical worlds at Miniature World. Little kids and big kids alike will find something to interest and entertain them, with over 85 miniaturized dioramas to admire. See some of Canada's most famous natural and manmade wonders in moving scale models, including the Great Canadian Railway, and one of the world's smallest working sawmills. Head into the imaginative realm with a visit to Charles Dickens' London and King Arthur's Camelot. The tiny worlds come complete with moving components, sound, and lighting effects for an immersive experience on a small scale. By using our Victoria vacation trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Miniature World and other attractions in Victoria.
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  • Lots of miniatures scenes, lots of dollhouses, and a miniature sawmill which was unexpectedly fascinating. Worth an hour of anyone's time. 
  • Great way to spend an hour or two. The detail and work that has gone into this creation is just amazing. I loved the 'Dolls Houses', but thought it was a bit of a shame that you couldn't see the insid...  read more »
  • This is a place that once you have seen it gets kind of old. The new Camelot section is neat though. Especially the merlins cave. The whole place is pretty neat. It even got our teens much more intere...  read more »
  • How does one have a steady enough hand to actually paint the little people in the display? Went with my girlfriend and it was completely amazing both had a wonderful time and spent about 2 hours there. Definitely appreciate the time it must take to make the displays and when they say 80 it honestly seems like more sinice some of them are massive. Will be going back if I am in Victoria. Also the admission price is more then fair for what is offered.
  • After exiting the Royal BC Museum, our next visit was to Miniature World, around the side of the Empress Hotel. The young lady who welcomed us, on realising we were Australian, asked if we were members of RACQ, and gave us an extra discount. My husband and I were intrigued and amazed at what we were seeing. Over 80 different exhibits and scenes, all in loving detail and so small! As we had travelled through the Spiral Tunnells on the Rocky Mountaineer, we loved seeing them depicted here, together with a train that followed a similar route back in history. Circus World is amazing and brought back childhood memories of watching the circus pass through town to its fairground. The multitude of "little people" lining the street, the shops and houses and all the detail in the background emphasises the devotion to this unique art. If in Victoria, this is a "must visit"
  • This place is fantastic! There are many displays, each one beautiful and detailed. The future section is pretty great. The displays on fairy tales and from novels are magnificent. I love them. The whole family had fun here. If we lived on the island we would have gotten a year membership. Lots to see here, lots of great information also. I'll be going again.
  • This place sucks. It didn't really amuse me at all. And also, really, that expensive?! It's a totally outrageous price for such a exhibit. I thought it will be nice, but it made me enraged. This visit to Miniature World was absolutely outrageous. Super disappointing and boring trip.... I SPENT $53.00 ON A USELESS TRIP! ONE STAR FOR SURE!
  • A long established tourist attraction located at the side of the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Great place that may be of interest for the kids. Prices are a bit high for what is offered, but if you want to save some money you can look at the window displays in their entrance and on the street.
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