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L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo

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Address: Calle Caballeros 20-22, 46001 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 963 91 86 75
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
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The biggest Toy soldiers Museum in the world (the collection has more than...

The biggest Toy soldiers Museum in the world (the collection has more than a million pieces an almost a hundred thousand in display) in an ancient Gothic and Renaissance Palace in the Ancient Centre of Valencia. You will travel through History in 3D from Prehistory to nowadays living Ancient Civilisations like Egypt, Greece and Rome. You will be able to visit the ancient chapel of the Palace and enjoy the antique furniture surrounded by dioramas representing battles and every life made with the charm of miniatures.

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Much better than you would expect

This museum is hosted in one of the many beautiful buildings in Valencia. There is an interior courtyard which you may enjoy before visiting. There are thousands of tin figures... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Anca S
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Bucharest
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Bucharest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This museum is hosted in one of the many beautiful buildings in Valencia. There is an interior courtyard which you may enjoy before visiting. There are thousands of tin figures, most of them soldiers. You will also see different famous people, there are battlegrounds , ceremonies, animals and superheroes/movie characters. It's shocking to think how much work was put in... More 

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bucharest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

really educational...a real lesson of history of the whole world! you enjoy it irrespective of your age or your cultural level! being in a nice part of the old town offers new areas there to visit!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We're not generally museum people but do like to make an exception for more unusual places - the world's biggest collection of toy soldiers and figurines definitely fit the bill! Entry is only 5 euros and there is plenty to look at. We spent an hour or so looking around. Pleasingly, it wasn't just soldiers - there were all sorts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

When I saw this was in Valencia I knew I'd have to plan in a visit for my boyfriend. Boy, was I surprised to really enjoy it too! The detail in some of the displays is really incredible and it isn't all boys stuff....there are tiny models in famous designer dresses and scenes from Dickens, as well as many military... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice museum where you can spend 1 - 2 hours. Entrance is 5€. They could have more information in english and more spsific information about the battles. They have used so much time to make and place figures, but still you need to use time trying to find out which side is which. The museum is amazing,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic museum for anyone interested in history or models. Pretty much the whole of man's journey from Stone Age to modern times is covered, with key attention paid to pivotal battles (such as Waterloo). The building is fantastic, and as with all attractions in Valencia, the whole family were made to feel very welcome.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We were recommended to visit this museum, but we went without to high expectations: what can be that exciting about some toy soldiers? we thought? The way how they were organised the battlefields and the whole decor made it quite exciting, the only downside can be the fact that most of the things written are just in Spanish.

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Thank Vele D
Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

The museum is filled with sets of tin soldiers in historic settings: battlefields mostly, some from Spain, but lots from other countries too. One room is only filled with clerical statues. One of the most fun rooms was those with popculture references, like Marvel, Asterix,...

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Well worth the visit if you have an interest in military history , miniature diorama's or old school lead toy soldiers. 20 odd rooms filled with display cases. Be aware however there is no parking anywhere near it , so walk don't drive. On Par with Warhammer World Nottingham UK for Toy soldier and WarGame fans.

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Barx, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

This unusual specialist museum is a gem tucked away in a historic palace in Calle Caballeros. Each day almost a hundred thousand of a much larger collectionof miniature soldiers and other figures are on display to the public. Many are reenacting important battles and parades. It is interesting and intriguing and one could spend many an hour beyound an hour... More 

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