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Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum

Phone: (760) 727-9492

You can write us at: 3190 Lionshead Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92010





Museum Hours

Thursday - Saturday
9:30am to 4pm

We are closed Sundays - Wednesday, and Major Holidays including July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day

Admission: FREE

Come for a visit

3190 Lionshead Ave., Carlsbad CA

If coming via San Marcos Blvd. or Rancho Santa Fe from Hwy 78, please note that San Marcos Blvd. becomes Palomar Airport Road at Rancho Santa Fe.
Also note that Poinsettia Ave. becomes Lionshead Ave. where it crosses Business Park Drive.


Handicapped Access

All displays are on the ground floor and a wheelchair ramp is provided from the handicapped parking area. The facility and restrooms are fully wheelchair accessible.

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Use CAUTION leaving the museum parking lot
When you visit the museum in Carlsbad, take care when pulling back out onto Lionshead Avenue from the museum parking lot. It is hard to see around the curve to your left.
The speed limit is 50 MPH and vehicles often exceed that.


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