Doll House: Miniature Worlds of Wonder Exhibition

Visit Como House and experience Melbourne's biggest little exhibition

Step inside the doll house and lose yourself in a miniature world of wonder and intrigue.

Exploring the doll house from its traditional form to the space it occupies in the virtual and intangible worlds, Doll House will transport visitors into the creative and subversive world of the doll house and miniature life.

Featuring over 35 doll houses, furniture and accessories drawn from private collections, showcasing previously unseen houses from the 1880s to the present day. Together with furniture, accessories, ephemera and virtual experiences, Doll House unlocks the imagination of makers, collectors, activists and players and reveals the stories hidden in their miniature worlds.

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Como House & Garden

Corner Williams Rd & Lechlade Ave
South Yarra, Victoria 3141



22 June to 3 October

Daily 10am to 4pm
Last entry at 3pm



The Doll House is open

Secure your tickets to Melbourne’s biggest little exhibition


Program & Events

Complement your Doll House: Miniature Worlds of Wonder experience with a specially curated exhibition event.

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Curator Talk

Select Tuesdays & Thursdays

Peek behind the scenes

Hear the stories directly from the curator, Dr Annette Shiell, discover more about the houses, objects and concepts that combine to create this magical exhibition experience.


Miniature Market

Sat 18 & Sun 19 Sept

Shop all things small and miniature

Don't miss our Mini Market, with 10 local miniaturist suppliers selling all sorts of little things, whether you're a collector or are looking for your first ever mini treasure.


Stories of Fashion

Sat 2 & Sun 3 October

Fashion anthropology in miniature

Join this live demonstration of fashion anthropology as demonstrated through miniature fashion garments, with an introduction from the creator, Tom McEvoy.


Mini Teddy Workshop

Wed 25 Aug, Sat 11 Sep & Fri 1 Oct

Make your own miniature Teddy

You don’t need to be an expert seamstress, all pieces come pre-sewn, just cut, turn inside out and stuff ready to assemble with a little sewing, into a cute Teddy.


Make a miniature writing desk

Sunday 12 September

Be led by a miniaturist and work with a variety of materials including paper, beads, flowers and wood to create a desk fit for a lady or gentleman of the house.


Mini Hat & Umbrella Workshop

Sat 4, Wed 8 & Sat 25 September

Embrace your inner miniaturist

Join miniaturists Prue and Lisa as they guide you in this 2.5 hour workshop. Make two accessories for the lady of the house - a closed umbrella and a Melbourne Cup hat.


School Holiday Program

21 to 30 September

Calling all mini makers!

This school holidays introduce your maker to the creative world of miniatures, with our jam-packed sessional workshops.


Exhibition Tickets

General Admission
Adult $15
Concession $12
Child (5-15 years) $9
Family (2 adults & 2 children) $35
National Trust Members
Adult $10
Concession $8
Child (5-15 year) $5
Family (2 adults & 2 children) $25​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



Group Bookings
For groups of more than 10 people please contact our booking office for discounted rates
Phone (03) 9656 9889 | Email | Submit an online enquiry

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