German and American furniture c. late 1800s. Admission to the museum is free. Arkansas. 18th century French style gilt console table and armchairs by John Hodgson. Painter at work by internationally known sculptor Sharon Cariola. The last section of the Museum contains a heavily forested fantasy land with faeries, elves, witches, trolls and a walk-in dragon cave. Saturday ~ 11-5:00 The Great American Dollhouse Museum showcases over 200 dollhouses, miniature buildings, and room boxes, furnished in remarkable detail and populated with tiny people at work and play. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. the Doll Family. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. Take a look !.

Thursday ~ 11-5:00 The Great American Dollhouse Museum showcases over 200 dollhouses, miniature buildings, and room boxes, furnished in remarkable detail and populated with tiny people at work and play. Which house is hosting a wedding reception?  In which boarding school for boys is a fight starting?  Who is late for the wedding reception?  You’ll never know unless you walk around the block peeking into the open backs of the houses! Angel's Attic 516 Colorado Avenue Santa Monica, CA 90401 (213) 394-8331. New Year's Eve and Day, Adults ~ $9 The first, a timeline of United States History from Native American through Colonial, Old West, early Southwest and modern eras, gives the visitor a vivid sense of what it would be like to live in different regions of our country at various times in the past. 29 check-ins. When I was a little girl, I loved looking at this dollhouse. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Learn more at the Danville website. Country Living magazine published a slideshow about dollhouses, featuring 10 of ours. Watch a one minute video visit to our Museum. The scale of the house is 1 inch = 1 foot, and the time period is turn-of-the-20th-century. Hand stitched crazy quilt by unknown artist. Arts & Entertainment in Santa Monica, California. “We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.”. The Museum’s unique focus is the depiction of American social history in miniature. Christmas Eve and Day

French furniture by Paul Leonhardt c. 1920. Nicole Walton Marble bed, dressed by Judee Williamson. What is in the letter that is being handed off? Here, the visitor is lured into detailed fictional stories of the lives and characters of the town. Read our full policy statement here. Everyday items were transformed into miniaturized versions of other items. The REAL FOOD TRAVELER finds lots to like at the Dollhouse Museum. Some of the household furnishings were purchased from area toy & specialty stores; others were made by Ms. Bradford. Map: click here. Telephone 202-633-1000. Faith Bradford even made a scrapbook about the dollhouse, with fabric swatches and detailed descriptions about what was in each room. Telephone 202-633-1000. It’s just for fun and always well-loved by visitors of all ages. Buttons became stacked dinner plates in the pantry, and matchsticks became shelved books in the library.

10 AM to 4 PM Sun. California. No matter what age the spectator, the dollhouse is sure to be appreciated for its size and scope. I am sad to announce that the Museum will not be open during the autumn of 2020.

Bradford made ceiling fixtures for the nursery and nurse’s room from parts of electric plugs. The house consists of 23 rooms, each painstaking decorated by a girl named Faith Bradford, who donated it to the Smithsonian in 1951. German Beidermeier furniture. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. Kids 4-12 ~ $7

13 people follow this. The family that calls the dollhouse home is (what else?) See what he says. The mercado hums with activity as villagers buy, sell, and dine at the taqueria.Â. A recent epsode of A&E's Shipping Wars covered a tricky delivery to the Dollhouse Museum, featuring Curator Lori Kagan-Moore. Rachel Lincoln bakes bread while Josie rocks the baby to sleep.

If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. Acclaimed travel writer Gary P. West calls the Museum one of Kentucky's most important destinations, emphasizing "the wow factor." FOX 56 News visited us and you can watch their video visit here. A high honor bestowed by the Kentucky Tourism Cabinet, we've been designated an "Only One." Lexington's Channel 36 video feature for ABC News. Closed Sundays & Mondays, July 4 The second major display area, a complete miniature town circa 1910, includes mansion, business, retail and factory districts as well as a Shaker village. Thanksgiving Day Perhaps there are clues in the other rooms? We are simply not able to comply with government and public health rules formulated to keep you — and us — safe during the pandemic. The Great American Dollhouse Museum  •  859.236.1883  • [email protected]. When I took my Girl Scout troop to Washington DC and we stopped in at the museum, they all loved it too. Seniors ~ $8 See pix and read more. Community See All. Read all about it! Dollhouse Museum. The Exhibition Hall presents as three major areas. Hours are 10:00 am to 5:30 pm every day of the year except for Christmas. Watch on YouTube. Contact Dollhouse Museum on Messenger. Your email address will not be published.

Discover the stories being told inside each exhibit. No matter what age the spectator, the dollhouse is sure to be appreciated for its size and scope. Hattie Lincoln feeds the chickens outside her front porch.

The Museum’s unique focus is the depiction of American social history in miniature. The Great American Dollhouse Museum  •  859.236.1883  • [email protected]. LaVerne Sullivan’s Time Out For the Soaps rekindles the depression era, when radio brought the outside world into a woman’s kitchen. Gabriel “helps” Isabel prepare for dinner hour at the taqueria.

Danville, KY 40422 This miniature family consists of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Doll, their 10 children, two visiting grandparents, five servants, and 20 pets. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is located at 14th St and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

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I think that the appeal of a dollhouse is timeless – there is just something fascinating about looking into a fantasy world and seeing every aspect of daily life portrayed in miniature. The Museum commissioned artist Bernadine Austin to create authentic tobacco and baskets for the miniature Copper Hollow Tobacco Warehouse at the end of town. Miniature Museums.

Watch our popular video about the goings-on with Gregory and the nanny, featuring the miniature scenario “Bad Kitty” by Alice Zinn.

Tuesday ~ 11-5:00 Admission to the museum is free. Wednesday ~ 11-5:00 Required fields are marked *. Since 1967, the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History has housed a 29 room dollhouse. 12 people like this. Take a look. Exhibits at the Dollhouse Museum Learn how your comment data is processed. through Sat.