Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max – Mijas (Spain)

Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max is commonly known as the Museum of Miniatures. It is located in Mijas, the mountain village of Spain. Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max is a museum built in a yellow colour caravan with some of the unique items displayed from all around the world. It is said that it displays items from more than 50 countries of the world.

Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max Entrance
Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max Entrance

The person behind the idea of the Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max was Juan Elegido Millán who is commonly referred as Professor Max. He founded Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max in 1972. Max was a hypnotist by profession and has collected several pieces of art while he traveled to several places. Later on more items were added to the museum with time.

Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max
Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max

Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max is known for the miniatures display in glass showcases. The collection is unique attributed to the delicacy and fine art. You have to look through a microscope to have a good picture of very fine art. It is a great inspiration for artists who have an interest in miniature art work.

You will find yourself looking at miniature painting as small as one centimetre. There are seven wonders drawn on a tooth pick. There is a shrunken head of white men by Tibaro Indians. Another marvellous piece of art is the painting of naval battle on the pin head. There is a famous painting of Leonardo de Vinci on the grain of rice. The face carved on the bean is also another fabulous piece of art.

Museo de Miniaturas
Museo de Miniaturas

Most of the people reviewed Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max to be a great place to visit and enjoy the amazing artifacts. The entrance fee for the adults is €3 and €1.50 for children including teenagers. Attributing to the exclusivity of the museum artwork there is no wonder that you will not enjoy your visit to the Museum of Miniatures while you are in Mijas.

Inside View of Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max
Inside View

Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max Spain
Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Max Spain

Museum of Miniatures
Museum of Miniatures

Tourists at Museum of Miniatures
Tourists at Museum of Miniatures

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