The Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City, founded in 1982, will reopen Aug. 1 as the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. It has been closed for remodeling since January 2014.
The $8 million renovation, which upgraded the facility from its original 1911-era mansion at 5235 Oak St., allows better exhibition and conservation of the worlds largest collection of “fine-scaled” miniatures and one of the largest American collections of antique toys.
The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. except for Tuesdays and major holidays. Admission is $5 for ages 5 and older; children under age 4 are free.
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