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Top 10 Best Dollhouses for Adults to Buy Online 2020

The best dollhouses for adults appeal to individuals’ aesthetic tastes but also take practicalities into account.

On top of appearances, there are wide range of factors, each appealing to a different sort of dollhouse enthusiast. You can get a dwelling that’s big or miniature, plastic or wooden, Victorian or modern, unfinished or a set packed with furniture. We kept all of this in mind as we hand-picked some of the best dollhouses for adults available online.
  • Last updated: 10-24-2019
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Top 10 Best Dollhouses for Adults to Buy Online

While it’s hard to objectively say that one dollhouse is better than another, here are a few of our favorites that cover a large range of available options.

1. Robotime Sam’s Study

$33.69

StyleModern
Size8.9″ x 7.3″ x 7.5″
Rooms1 room
RequiresDetailed assembly
ExtrasFurniture, decor, lights

2. WoodConStudio French Haussmann Dollhouse

$498.80

StyleParisian French
Size24.4″ x 6″ x 47.2″
Rooms14 rooms, 6 floors
RequiresModerate assembly
Extras

3. Spilay Hawaiian Impression Dollhouse

$45.99

StyleModern
Size8.3″ x 6.5″ x 10.2″
Rooms4 rooms, 4 floors
RequiresDetailed assembly
ExtrasFurniture, decor, lights, music box

4. EndeavourToys Unfinished Davey Crockett’s Log Cabin Dollhouse

$63.00

StyleAmericana
Size18″ x 11″ x 13 1/2″
Rooms1 room
RequiresEasy assembly
ExtrasFurniture

5. Kisoy Dream in Ancient Town Dollhouse

$49.80

StyleAsian fusion
Size12.6″ x 9.4″ x 7.5″
Rooms7 rooms, 2 floors
RequiresDetailed assembly
ExtrasFurniture, decor, lights

6. EndeavourToys Unfinished Queen Anne Dollhouse Kit

$1,329.00

StyleVictorian
Size 50″ x 24″ x 49″
Rooms9 rooms, 3 floors
RequiresModerate assembly
Extras

7. Craftismo Caribbean Beach House

$30.70

StyleModern
Size11.8″ x 9.1″ x 8.7″
Rooms2 rooms, 2 floors
RequiresDetailed assembly
ExtrasFurniture, decor, lights, music box

8. Flever Fairy Homeland Dollhouse

$99.80

StyleVictorian
Size15″ x 14″ x 19″
Rooms5 rooms, 3 floors
RequiresDetailed assembly
ExtrasFurniture, decor, lights

9. Zuiniubi Miniature Loft Dollhouse

$32.99

StyleModern
Size9.7″ x 7.5″ x 6.1″
Rooms2 rooms, 2 floors
RequiresDetailed assembly
ExtrasFurniture, decor, lights

10. MiniatureRoseGarden Margaret Miniature Tudor Dollhouse

$189.00

StyleTudor
Size12″ x 6″ x 10″
Rooms10 rooms, 3 floors
RequiresModerate assembly
Extras

How to Choose a Dollhouse for Adults – Buying Guide

Naturally, deciding on a dollhouse is a highly personal matter, but here are a couple of considerations to keep in mind when making your choice.

Find a Style that Suits Your Aesthetic

Find a Style that Suits Your Aesthetic
There is a huge array of different styled dollhouses that you can choose from. They range from traditional Victorian style to modern scenes straight out of a Home and Garden magazine. Take some time to really dive into the different styles so that you can get an understanding of what your options are.

What Size House Are You Looking For? How Many Rooms?

What Size House Are You Looking For? How Many Rooms?
Dollhouses can be as small as a one square foot room or as large as a four-foot tall three-story house. Naturally, you need to consider how much space you have to not only display your house but build it too.
On top of that, you should also think about how complex of a house you’re looking for—a single room? A mansion? Just note that smaller houses that have more rooms will be harder to build as they have finer details.

Effort Required Varies Widely Between Sets

Effort Required Varies Widely Between Sets
Some houses come with large, simple parts that take just an hour or two to put together. Others come in much smaller pieces that require dozens of hours of diligent, focused work.
Some kits even come with unpainted house pieces, which allows you to paint your house from scratch. Pay attention to what each set requires as you don’t want assembly to take significantly longer or shorter than you expect.

Looking for an All-in-One? Look for Included Furniture and Accessories

Looking for an All-in-One? Look for Included Furniture and Accessories
Some houses come with all of the furniture and accessories that you’d need to fill your little space (though most of them require you to put those together, too). These are great if you’re looking for a specific aesthetic and don’t necessarily want to come up with every detail.
On the other hand, if you’re interested in having complete creative control over your house, look for a kit that comes with the least amount possible.
Other extra features include working lights and characters to live in the dollhouse.

Famous Dollhouses to Lend You Inspiration

Famous Dollhouses to Lend You Inspiration
For those who are into the idea of a dollhouse but don’t really know what you’d do with it or what you want from it, it might be helpful to look towards some famous dollhouses for inspiration (or at least for ideas of what’s possible).
Perhaps one of the most famous dollhouses of the modern era is the Astolat Dollhouse Castle designed by Elaine Diehl in the 1980s. It features 29 rooms that are filled with thousands of perfectly rendered miniature items fit for any castle of any size.
An example of a classic American dollhouse is the aptly named America’s Dollhouse begun by Faith Bradford when she was just a girl. Its 23 rooms show the daily life of an American family (the Dolls) at the turn of the century. Some of the original furniture pieces that young Faith created included dinner plates made from buttons and matchsticks used as book spines. This dollhouse is now displayed at the Smithsonian and stands as proof that you don’t need fancy tools or materials to deck your house out.
Finally, did you know that one of the greatest influences of modern forensic science was a series of dollhouses created by Frances Glessner Lee? These dioramas depicted intricately detailed composites of real crime scenes and served as training tools to teach future investigators to study scenes methodically and draw conclusions based on visual evidence. This series was titled the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.

Summary

Dollhouses are a joy for imaginations of all ages. Finding one (or several!) that appeals to your senses is largely a matter of taste, but by keeping the practical details in mind, you’ll be able to more quickly find the perfect fit for you.
By Jacqueline Oshiro

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