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Inside the '$7million' doll house built by a silent era Hollywood film star that boasts diamonds chandeliers and tiny artwork painted by Walt Disney

Pricey: Real wood floors and actual tapestries adorn Fairy Castle's enchanting dining hall. The doll house cost $500,000 to build in the late 1920s and early 1930s -- in today's dollars, that's about $7 million

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Inside the '$7million' doll house built by a silent era Hollywood film star that boasts diamonds chandeliers and tiny artwork painted by Walt Disney

New home: Moore gave up her beloved Fairy Castle in 1949 so that it could go on public display. It now resides permanently at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

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Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle

Colleen Moore's fairy castle

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It's a small world – unless you're the dolls staying in one of the 43 rooms of this stunning 1920s replica hotel

Miniature marvel: 1920s replica hotel with 43 rooms

If you look to the right of the chapel's organ, you can see a vigil light, with a very large diamond in the top. This was Colleen Moore's mother's engagement ring. When she died, she left it to Moore to put in the Fairy Castle. The silver throne you see is a copy of the famous English throne in Westminster Abbey. The statue on the pedestal to the right is a bust of Pope Pius IX, and on the bottom is the seal of the Vatican. On the prayer bench in front of the altar is a small Bible printed…

Outside, above the room, is the good fairy welcoming you to Fairyland. Below her are figures of Cinderella, the prince and the wicked stepmother. The floating staircase in the center of the room has no railings because fairy folk balance themselves with their wings. The ceiling of the Great Hall is painted in scenes from fairy tales. Over the door, at the back of the room, is a mural of the pied Piper of Hamlin—with the children climbing up the wall to get to him. The knights in armor, at…