Carmel, California: Smallsea: Metropolis in Miniature (Closed)

Tiny, fictional Edwardian Era English city, inhabited by a race of humans "known at the Twelfths," is created from small buildings and 1,000 dolls, the collection of Diane and Howard Birnberg.

Directions:
Barnyard Shopping Center, Suite F-22.
Hours:
June 2019: Reported closed, perhaps since 2016.
Status:
Closed

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Smallsea: Metropolis in Miniature

Permanently closed. New art studio in its place.

[Cherry Shore, 05/30/2019]

Smallsea.

Smallsea: Metropolis in Miniature

Amazing in the detail, worth a look. Have lunch at one of the restaurants nearby.

[Ed Eldridge, 08/13/2011]

In a small suite in the Barnyard Shopping Center, Diane and Howard Birnberg's miniature town of Smallsea is inhabited by over a thousand tiny figures known as "Twelfths."


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