Merchant Spotlight: Lynlott Miniatures, Pittsburgh, PA

Lynlott Miniatures was established in 1976, involving three generations of family devoted to the hands on experience of shopping for dollhouse miniatures. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, Lynlott Miniatures attracts customers from just around the corner to as far away as Australia! They stock an extensive inventory covering everything from dollhouse kits, completely finished dollhouse models, wiring and lighting, wallpapers, moldings, specialty windows, doors and carpeting. They also carry furnishings and accessories from manufacturers and artisans around the world. With this complete inventory, Lynlott Miniatures is able to fulfill all the needs of the beginner hobbyist as well as the astute collector.


With an experienced staff of sales people and craftsperson’s, someone is always available in the shop to give hands on demonstrations and the instruction required for tackling any project. Elaborate displays throughout the store give inspiration for complete room settings and customized dollhouse kits. Decorating magazines and books are available to browse thru and select paint schemes for dollhouse exteriors and interiors. With hundreds of wallpaper patterns and specialty moldings in stock, the decorating opportunities are unlimited! It is not uncommon for customers to browse through the store all morning, break for lunch next door, and then return to finalize their purchases.

Customer Service is the number one goal of Lynlott Miniatures, which is apparent in their policies. They allow customers to borrow tools, take furniture home on approval, and offer no-hassle returns. The finished dollhouses on display provide their customers with a way to actually see how the furniture will fit. Having the models on display also helps their customer’s see how a dollhouse kit will look once assembled. Drawers full of spare parts and scraps of flooring and trim are readily available in the work shop. Free wiring and finishing demonstrations are given regularly. The Lynlott staff has years of experience and advice which enables their customers to make the correct purchase for their particular needs.


Many Real Good Toys dollhouses purchased over 30 years ago from Lynlott Miniatures have been brought back to be touched up and passed on to the next generation, demonstrating the lasting value, enjoyment and magic only a dollhouse can provide. Visiting Lynlott Miniatures is always a fun and worthwhile adventure!


Lynlott Miniatures is located at 223 Commercial Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15215. (10 minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh less than 10 minutes from major highways). They are open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10-5, Thursday 10-8. Also, they are open Monday by appointment only and have extended holiday hours. They can be reached at 412-781-6445 or toll free 888-781-6445. Be sure to visit their website Also check the news items to find out what is going on in the dollhouse and miniature community. Next time you’re in the area, make it a point to stop and spend the day!


6 Responses to “Merchant Spotlight: Lynlott Miniatures, Pittsburgh, PA”

  1. Jeri Says:

    Wonderful store! Has just about everything, and if it doesn’t, the staff will find it for you!

  2. Jeri Says:

    PLUS, there is a website in case you aren’t from around the Pittsburgh area: You can order in-store items, ask about availability of items and get a personalized response.

  3. Barbara Sinclair Says:

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  5. Nancy Says:

    I love the pics of the dollhouse items of this merchant. They have great history and amazing story. I also love shopping for my dollhouse collection at They have a lot of good stuff too. Hopefully I can hear story about them sometimes.

  6. lynda Says:

    do u buy doll house accessories. my mother passed and we found a ton in her attic.