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Toy Soldier Factory

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“fairy doors”(6 reviews)
“all ages”(11 reviews)
Come and see the ONLY Toy Soldier Factory in Europe. ADMISSION €3 per person – children under 10 years are free "Make & Paint Workshops" try your hand at casting a figure and painting it. Suitable for kids 7+ and adults of all ages. Our showroom is...more
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1 Kilnamartyra Village, Macroom, Ireland
+353 26 40342
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All reviews fairy doors unexpected surprise all ages staff were so friendly cork kerry whole process explained everything birthday parties interesting place quick visit great fun small fee this place by chance model making well worth the visit waterloo workshop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The toy soldier factory is about a 35-40 minute drive from the ballincollig side of Cork city so depending on where you're from you can add accordingly. For us it took just under the hour. Even without Google maps you can find it easily as...More

Thank KieranCashell
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We loved this "factory", which we found via Google while driving to Kilkenny. If the front area they have a metal toy soldier shop, where people and groups can make their own soldiers and other figures out of cast metal. When we were there a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cafcode
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I visited approximately 2 weeks ago with my Children and Nieces. This was from the start a day we will not forget. The dedication and attention my group got from the staff was fantastic and could not say enough about the 5 Star treatment we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

took a quick visit to see toy soldier factory lovely to see all the different themes that they make lovely chess sets some lord of the ring stuff lots of toy soldiers from different times they even have some 1916 stuff well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Had seen the sign for the Toy Soldier Factory on the Cork/Killarney road I finally got to visit the place this week. No formalities you just walk in. You can browse to your hearts content. When they get a group together there is a demonstration...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the toy soilder factory while on holidays. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. We really enjoyed making and painting our own little figurine. Only draw back was hard to find. Could do with more sign posts. Fran

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frances M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We came across the pamphlet just by chance and seeing the weather was wet and misty, made our way here from sheeps head peninsula. Apparently it does get busy but we were lucky to start a work shop straight away. Marie showed our two children...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NewcastleFamily_11
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Very much off the beaten track half way between Cork & Killarney. Our two young daughters had a lovely afternoon with very charming & helpful staff. Ideal for children who like arts & crafts. Suitable for more than 1 visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank liamm703
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming and the Waterloo exhibit and short film were excellent. Staff very helpful and lots to different models to see - allow about 1hr for a really good look round if your all grownups.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was so surprised to go in and take a tour of this place. They have a diorama of the waterloo that would knock your socks off. To hear the history of how he accomplished it was amazing. We did get to see them make...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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10 September 2016|
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Response from jennawilliams1975 | Reviewed this property |
Got no ideal, but it was pretty out there so I'm not sure about public transport.
25 June 2016|
Response from MichaelOBrien2014 | Property representative |
The workshops vary from 40 minutes to 1 hour but you can spend as much time in the factory visitor center or exhibit hall as you like (opening times allowing of course). It is advised to come at least 1 hour before closing... More