Tinkertown Museum, Sandia Park

4.6
“The fantastic, funky Tinkertown Museum is an enchanted assortment of miniature, animated Western scenes…The giftshop alone is worth the visit.” - Sunset Magazine
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  • September 29, 2017
    I suspect that nowhere else on earth is there a more fun collection of - I am at a loss for words. Nostalgia but more than that because of the variety of little things, dioramas, things that move, etc...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    Before Knotts Berry Farm in So Cal became an amusement park it was a curiosity filled with unexpected treasures. Tinkertown is all that and more. What an imagination these people have! A museum filled...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    Friends of ours had stopped here last year and recommended we visit. We enjoyed all the displays and especially those exhibits that are still coin operated. They have over 50,000 bottles sticking out ...  more »
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  • July 1, 2017
    What a fun little place! A clutter of amazing little things! I love all the Route 66 memorabilia and the kitty that greeted us. ☺️
  • June 16, 2017
    Loved our experience here! This man was incredibly talented and eccentric man. The people were very friendly and every room was interesting and incredible!
  • June 16, 2017
    Great place to visit. The people are friendly. A lot of neat things to see. Great story of the gentleman that started the place.
  • June 19, 2017
    Awesome display of minitures laid out in logical order. Awesome place. Great for the family!
  • June 30, 2017
    It was packed with many interesting things and a huge variety of things to purchase.. I hope you will go and visit yourself.

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