Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City

  • MO


5235 Oak Street
Kansas City

United States

About Us

The Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City is a 38-room house that boasts largest collection of nostalgic toys, fine-scale miniatures and marbles in the Midwest. This specialty museum, located on UMKC's campus, is just a few blocks south of the renowned Country Club Plaza shopping and entertainment district.

The young and young-at-heart will be whisked back in time through displays of the toys that defined generations. This magical journey through the evolution of childhood also offers a glimpse into values and virtues of various cultures and times.

Visitors will be dazzled by the intricate craftsmanship showcased in the world's largest collection of fine-scale miniatures.

History buffs, armchair sociologists and those who appreciate the meticulous detail required to make these timeless classics are sure to find hours of enjoyment.

Our Mission Statement: To educate, inspire and delight adults and children through the Museum's collection and preservation of toys and miniatures.