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ALL NEW! Billions of years of life, science, and history in the palm of your hand! Curated and handcrafted to inspire for generations.
ALL NEW! Billions of years of life, science, and history in the palm of your hand! Curated and handcrafted to inspire for generations.
ALL NEW! Billions of years of life, science, and history in the palm of your hand! Curated and handcrafted to inspire for generations.
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    1. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 10

      @Sighn - Helper Stephanie here! I think we can help you out with this. :) Please just send us an email at service@minimuseum.com with how many of the specimen jars you are looking for, and we'll see what we can do.

    2. Sighn on August 10

      Received my Mini Museum & Mini Museum touch today, here in Melbourne, Australia. Very much worth the wait and very high quality just like the other two editions that I have.

      I would like to know if you would sell or point me to where I can get some of the same specimen jars for the touch, I have a few small items I will love to add as my own personal touch as well.

      Thank you to Hans and the team for the joy that you have given to me to own such incredible pieces!

    3. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 9

      @Paul Johnson I might have to borrow "an astonishing romp through space and time" Such a fun way to describe the Mini Museum! Thank you for very, very much for your support through all three editions!
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    4. Paul Johnson on August 9

      Just received my large MM3, and I'm lost foe words. The packaging is top notch, but the MM itself is exquisite. Hans is a master craftsman with an eye for presentation, and boy does it show here. Each of these MMs (and I have all three thus far) represents an astonishing romp through space and time, and thus far I've seen nothing else quite like them. Here's to the next adventure, Hans!

    5. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 1

      @Miguel Díaz - Helper Stephanie here! I will send you an email about the details of your pledge, right now. :)

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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

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      Miguel Díaz on August 1

      Hi! Today you charged me extra USD122 in my credit card. Whats the reason?
      BTW, when I will receive my order?
      Thanks!

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      Miguel Díaz on August 1

      Hi! Today i you charged me USD122 in my credit

    8. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 1

      You know, I really love these double posts. :)

    9. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 1

      You are very welcome, Tom! Thank you so much for the kind words too!!
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    10. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 1

      You are very welcome, Tom! Thank you so much for the kind words too!!
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

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      Thomas Rohling on August 1

      Hans thanks so much I received the museum last week. I can't tell you how thrilled I am with it. My twin 12 year olds think it's great to. My only regret is not finding you until the third one, if I had known about it believe me I'd have the first two. Anyway thank you again. I look forward to the fourth edition

      Tom Rohling

    12. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on August 1

      Hello, everyone! I just posted a new project update with details on production, add-ons, and the launch of the Third Edition t-shirt! http://kck.st/2voU8IE
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    13. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 28

      Hi, Martin! Helper Jamie here. Glad your Mini Museum arrived and looks great! I'll contact you by email about the amber!
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

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      Martin van der Til on July 28

      I'm a bit disappointed about the insect in amber i received.. There's only a wing of an insect visible on one edge of the amber and a hardly visible insect at another edge. I expected more with the price of it in mind.

      The mini museum itself is terrific though.

    15. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 28

      Hello, everyone! I mentioned last week that I was preparing an update. One detail is still outstanding (t-shirt launch date). I won't have that till Monday so I'm going to hold the update. I will say though that we're very close to finishing up the July orders. The last batch should be ready the week of August 7th. Thank you all so much for your patience. We're almost there!
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    16. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 26

      Thank you, @Vincent! It's the same form factor as the small size from MM2.
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    17. Vincent Wong
      Superbacker
      on July 24

      Had not expected it to be so much larger that the Mini Museum 1, for the same 12 numbers of specimens.

    18. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 19

      Hello, everyone! I'm working on a project update for later next week but I wanted to quickly note here that we're finishing up "June" shipments this week and beginning on the first batch of "July" orders. Thank you all so much for your patience!
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    19. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 12

      Hi, @Shannon! Helper Jamie here. Thanks for the kind words! I'll let our brick master know! :)

      As for the pouch, hand washing should be fine. You can also use one a white "magic eraser" on the book to remove the discoloration on the guide, but be gentle since it is abrasive. For anyone else reading this, it looks like a batch of pouches is causing some dye transfer. If you discover this on your guide and can't remove it, please drop us an email at service@minimuseum.com.
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      shannon burnett on July 12

      After reading some prior comments I checked with the person I gifted my mini museum too, minus the add ons their mine, and there is a red stain on the back of the companion guide. Would it be advisable to wash the protective pouch to remove the excess dye that seems to be staining the companion guide?

      The mini museum itself and the add ons are amazing, great work. The person who cut the cavern club bricks with the power saw did a top job keeping all their fingers intact.

    21. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 11

      Hello, @Nicole! Thank you for asking! We're getting much closer on the add-ons. We don't have everything in hand yet, but we should soon. As for the method, we're going to try a lottery for the limited items. More information on that once we know exactly how many we'll have to offer.
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    22. Nicole Camueiras on July 11

      Any updates regarding the Megalodon tooth and Insect in Amber add-ons? Last I heard you were collecting more to sell and would decide how to go about giving us the opportunity to buy them (lottery, random selection, first come-first serve, etc).

    23. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 11

      Helper Stephanie here!

      Thank you @Andrew Hurwitz @\[T]/ SOLAIRE \[T]/ for your comments - good to know that there is definitely interest in some sort of a "throwback" to MM1 if we can pull it off. :)

      @Ron Me @Stephanie Rosengren - glad your MMs made it safe and sound! Stephanie, I'll follow up with you via email, as well.

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      Stephanie Rosengren on July 10

      MM3 #1507 has found it's home! Absolutely amazing. I'm mesmerized by it.
      I also found red transfer on the back of the guide (I don't mind, just FYI for future projects)

      Unfortunately, I was charged additional $60 in tax and handling (HST for Ontario, Canada). I wasn't charged this on the MM2 and they changed the classification to art print so I'm looking into it. Heads up other Canadians.

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      Ron Me on July 10

      Got my mm3mini today from the german customs in hamburg. Had to pay additional 22€ tax. Thank you, looks great.

    26. \[T]/ SOLAIRE \[T]/ on July 10

      Wait, what? Theres possibility of a variant of MM1?? Hans, you've just made my day! While I love MM and desperately want a complete collection, Im not quite prepared to pay $1000+ for an edition of MM1 on eBay.

    27. Andrew Hurwitz
      Superbacker
      on July 10

      A variant MM1 of some sort would be wonderful for the MM lovers that missed out. I was thinking the other day of how cool a supersized MM would look too with tons of specimens. Maybe a pipe dream? Who knows. Keep up the hard work, Hans and MM Team. We love what you are doing for science and conservation. :)

    28. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 10

      Thank you, @Qu Wenhao! So glad to hear it arrived. I know you were waiting for it to clear customs for awhile. Regarding MM1, I mentioned on our livestream some time ago there is a possibility of creating a variant. A lot of thought will need to go into this.

      This also reminds me that we need to do another livestream. :)

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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    29. Qu Wenhao
      Superbacker
      on July 10

      Just got my MM3 yesterday and ZERO custom duty, lucky, yeah. I have to say what a wonderful masterpiece!

      Now, I have MM2 and MM3. @Hans, do you think there is any chance that MM1 could be available again? Anyway, look forward to MM4 already.

    30. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 8

      Hi, @Mattministrator. Helper Jamie here! Thanks for the report. I'll follow-up with you by email.

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      Mattministrator on July 8

      Forgot to mention: I also have some reddish stains on the back of my companion guide. It seems like some of the colour of the pouch bleeding into the guide, but at least for me it is very minor and I see no need to ask for a replacement. Just thought I'd let you know to watch the issue for the remainng MMs. Keep up the excellent work!

    32. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 7

      @Uli Gottwald Thank you so much!!

      @Mattministrator Thank you for the kind words and for the insight!

      @Leodavinci Thank you for your support and thoughts on shipping!

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    33. Leodavinci on July 7

      Arrived. Everything looking fine @ moment. Agree with eu friendlier shipping for next projects. 90 euro is 2 much to be honest.

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      Mattministrator on July 6

      Also picked up my (first) Mini Museum today and have to agree with everybody before me: it is a thing of beauty and quite awe-inspiring.

      On a side note, I had to pay 94€ customs duty/VAT, which is a lot but of course not the creators' fault. Strange, though, that it varies so much, since Marco (see below) got away with less than a fourth of this. It was also irritating to have to drive half an hour to a customs office, especially since Hans and his team had enclosed three copies of the commercial invoice and the officer had no idea why it wasn't delivered to my doorstep with the German post picking up the fees.

      Once again, team MM did everything they could possibly do to keep things as straightforward as possible. It just didn't work put for me in all respects. So if you happen to find a more EU-friendly way of shipping/distribution for MM4, I will sure be in again. :-) It is, after all, a very precious item to own.

    35. Uli Gottwald on July 5

      I just received my MiniMuseum and it's beautiful. It's even more amazing to see in person than I ever could have imagined! Thank you so much! I can't wait for MM4! :)

    36. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 4

      Hi, @Qu Wenhao. Helper Jamie here. I will follow up with you by email.
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      Reminder: If you have a question about your pledge or delivered items, please do not hesitate to email us at service@minimuseum.com. This puts your question into our support system which makes it easier to keep track of the details. Thank you!

    37. Qu Wenhao
      Superbacker
      on July 3

      @hans,

      I would like to know if you are using local post service to deliver our rewards. Could you please provide me delivery information so I could claim my MM3 via custom, appreciated.

      BR/Wenhao

    38. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on July 1

      Hi, Marco! Helper Jamie here. I'm glad to hear #1089 arrived! Regarding the guide, that is quite strange and we'll certainly replace it! I'll follow-up by email.
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    39. Marco Bauriedel on July 1

      I received my MiniMuseum No.1089 in Germany today. Had to pay 21€ for customs. Fantastic work on the MiniMuseum.

      Im very happy, just wished, the companion guide was a little bigger + the red bag partly colored the backside of the companion guide into red.
      I found no way to clean it so far. If anyone knows how, please tell me.
      This looks like "someone didnt take care over the years".

    40. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 30

      Hello, everyone! I just posted details about the Samurai Sword specimen on our website. I'll keep trying to do this going forward because it allows for larger images and better formatting. Happy Friday! https://minimuseum.com/notes/samurai-sword.html
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    41. Joonas Järvinen
      Superbacker
      on June 30

      97€ custom charges to Finland ouchie!

    42. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 28

      Hello, everyone! I just posted a new update with details on the Samurai Sword specimen as well as great new pictures we've added to the backer album! Here is the link: http://kck.st/2si85aj
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    43. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 25

      @SOLAIRE Thank you so very much!

      @Matthew Thank you for the kind words and the feedback. I doubt we'll change the size of the Companion Guide as it's designed to be used in conjunction with the Mini Museum itself. However, we have talked about producing a much larger book given all the specimens we've shared now across all three editions. It seems there would be interest! Also, thank you for the comments regarding VAT in the UK. As noted below to Phill and SOLAIRE we are working on this but local distributor costs also take a toll. We haven't given up though!

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      Matthew on June 25

      Received my Mini Museum and was very happy with it. I did think the book could have been bigger considering the cost of the Mini Museum and would have been much more impressive if it was at least A3 size (There would be room in the box if it was slightly altered). Your customer service is absolutely fantastic and every message was responded to quickly when questioning the delivery. The main disappointment was the additional charge of £60 that I had to pay at Royal Mail for it to be released. I do look forward to MM4 but I would have to consider the price next time.

    45. \[T]/ SOLAIRE \[T]/ on June 24

      Just have to say, you guys have the absolute best customer service Ive ever been in contact with in my entire life. Quick to respond and always helpful! A big extra star for Stephanie. Keep doing what you are doing. Best kickstarter project ever :) Already hyped for MM4!

    46. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 21

      @Andrew Not this time! Busy with MM3! But, we *might* have something fun to share in the not too distant future... :)

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    47. Andrew Hurwitz
      Superbacker
      on June 20

      Hey Hans, any plans for MM related Kickstarter Gold? :)

    48. Hans Fex 3-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 20

      @VLennon You are very welcome!!

      @Matthew James Errington Wonderful! Thank you for the kind words and yes, we'll add you to the list!

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      Matthew James errington on June 20

      Mm3 No# 1182 arrived safely in Blackpool uk thanks to the mm team for then help with all my question it looks awsome with the mm2 you guys have nailed this one!!!!!!!

      Also can you cc me in the emails for the mm2 hard back book I bought it on a different email and would hate to miss our on it :)

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      VLennon on June 19

      Just wanted to say thanks to the MM team. Received my MM3 last week. Love it!!! ❤️❤️❤️ And beautiful production ��Can't wait for MM4!

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