A miniature castle reignites the childhood fantasy of owning and living in a castle full of knights and princesses. You can rekindle those sweet memories by buying one of the many miniature castle kits available in the market today. Many miniature toys brands have launched their dedicated series of miniature castle that are gaining popularity amongst not only kids but also veteran miniature collectors.
A miniature castle looks as splendid as any real castle would. The accessories, miniature furniture, the little figurines all that are added to a miniature castle have the regal appeal. There are many miniature hobbyists who prefer to own a miniature castle than any assorted collection of invaluable collectables, just of the sheer majestic pleasure derived out of it.
With a miniature castle of your own you can build your own storybook corner in the house. This corner not only will appeal to the children but also the young-at-heart grown ups. These castles can be as big as the ones that can accommodate 3 to 5 toddlers and as small as the ones that can be fitted inside an intricate egg artwork.
White Knight’s miniature castle and the Barbie Mini Kingdom Castle are the two most popular brands of miniature castle. The Barbie Mini Kingdom has customizable walls that expand and snap together, allowing the kids to build a castle anyway they want.
One of the legendary miniature castles is the Queen Mary’s Doll’s house, displayed at the Windsor Castle. Sir Edwin Lutyens for Queen Mary designed it. This miniature castle is made to such details that it houses furniture and models of products of companies well known that time. Even the wine bottles were filled with appropriate spirits. Every light and flushable toilets work like that in real life.
Another impressive example of a well-known miniature castle is Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle, an exhibit at museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Tara’s Palace is a lesser known but a masterpiece of a miniature castle. It is house in Malachite Castle in Dublin. The three 18th century Irish mansions inspire it: Castletown House, Leinster House, and Carton.