Apopka, Florida: Splendid China Miniatures (Gone)

Salvaged relics from one of Florida's strangest attractions of the 1990s. Miniature landmarks, palaces and buildings of China were displayed in a parking lot.

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Splendid China Miniatures

They are no longer in existence. Spoke with the owner and was told that they have not been around for a while.

[bordeauxbarb, 01/26/2022]

The last surviving relics from one of Florida's strangest 1990s attractions are no more -- or at least no longer here.

Splendid China Relics

Unfortunately the business with the relics and alien spaceship is gone, along with the artifacts. Across the street is a Pontiac Fiero monster truck though....

[EH, 04/15/2019]

Splendid China miniature.

Splendid China Miniatures

The spaceship is still there. I was there sometime in 2013 and it is just next to the Splendid China Miniatures. It looks like it's been there since it landed. The China Splendid Miniature buildings are way neat and wonderfully crafted not is a shame they've gotten so weathered. I wish they would have better preserved these items better indoors or under an awning, since central FL weather is brutal.

The Deco Gallery store had some really cool items for sale.

[Mallory Billings, 04/11/2015]

Splendid China miniature.

Splendid China Miniatures

The Splendid China miniatures are in the parking lot in front of the Deco Gallery store, seriously weather-damaged, but still interesting.

[Larry, 10/15/2013]

Splendid China -- a theme park of miniature Chinese landmarks, palaces, and buildings -- was one of Florida's strangest attractions of the 1990s. Some of its miniatures were auctioned off, but a few stragglers can be found in the area.

Splendid China Miniatures

The Splendid China miniatures are still in the parking lot at Deco Gallery, north of Apopka on US 441. Not necessarily in great condition, but on display nonetheless. The Four Seat Spacecraft is gone. The owners admit they still have it, but it is dismantled and not on display. There are pictures of the Spacecraft for viewing.

[Randall, 07/28/2012]

Looking at pictures of a spacecraft and actually sitting in a spacecraft are two very different experiences. Rebuild the starship!


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