Visit the Miniature Museum of Greater St Louis

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Collectible miniatures are something that many hobby enthusiasts have been enjoying for several years. There are so many different types of miniatures to collect that it can be virtually impossible to have them all. Some collectors go to great lengths to have the best collection possible. The Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis is one place that has some amazing miniature displays for the public to enjoy. Located right in St. Louis, this miniature museum invites the public to come and get acquainted with this intriguing form of collectible. If you live in the St. Louis area or you will be visiting, a trip to this museum can be incredibly rewarding.

The Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis has been open to the public since the year 2001. They strongly believe in the power and beauty of miniatures and the value of collecting them. You can find all of the information about them on their website which is located at MiniatureMuseum.org. The museum is open daily from Wednesday to Saturday but it is closed on all major holidays. Due to the extremely valuable nature of some of the museum pieces, it is asked that children are only allowed in the museum if accompanied by an adult.

The cost of admission is quite low and reasonable. However, those who are members of the museum always get in for free. There are currently more than 200 members of the museum but they are always looking for more. There is a membership page on their web site where you can obtain all necessary information about becoming a member of the museum. Members automatically receive such things as invitations to all special events as well as full access to the library area. There is also a quarterly newsletter sent out to all members.

The collection of dollhouses that are kept in this museum come from many different places. Some of these pieces were donated by the owners. The miniature museum in Dallas recently closed its doors so they sent plenty of their items to this museum for display. The building is currently undergoing some renovations. This is to increase the space available. It will not be long until the second floor is complete and available to the public as well. Once you get a close look at some of these dollhouses, you just cannot help but be impressed by all of the hard work and intricate design that went into them.

The museum hosts several special events throughout the year. During the summer months there is a gardening theme. When December comes the exhibits take on a winter and holiday theme instead. There are other types of exhibits as well including needlework and doll exhibits. Every facet of dollhouse collecting can be found at the Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis. Take a moment to look at some of the photos of workshops and events held in this museum. There are many great ways to get involved either by action or just by visiting. With an establishment like this, miniature collectibles will remain timeless.

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