A detail from a train station diorama assembled by the late Jerry Smith, auto dealer and collector, sometime in the 1960s. It was part of his display in a New York City 5th Avenue store, and more recently at the Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City. The museum will reopen Aug. 1 as the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures.
A detail from a train station diorama assembled by the late Jerry Smith, auto dealer and collector, sometime in the 1960s. It was part of his display in a New York City 5th Avenue store, and more recently at the Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City. The museum will reopen Aug. 1 as the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. Roy Inman photograph Star file photo
A detail from a train station diorama assembled by the late Jerry Smith, auto dealer and collector, sometime in the 1960s. It was part of his display in a New York City 5th Avenue store, and more recently at the Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City. The museum will reopen Aug. 1 as the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. Roy Inman photograph Star file photo

Toy and miniature museum to reopen Aug. 1 in Kansas City

July 24, 2015 02:19 PM