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L'Iber Museo de Los Soldaditos de Plomo

Calle Caballeros 20-22, 46001 Valencia, Spain
963 918675
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Ranked #4 of 147 attractions in Valencia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Very cool museum with 90k+ figures. Takes you from pre-history to the present. Great for young historians.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

First of all I must admit I have quite a bit of affection toward toy soldiers. So when I read about this place when I visited Valencia, I just couldn't miss it! I went there in late afternoon as they reopened from the siesta closing time. When I went there the nice gentleman in the ticket booth said that it... More

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glasgow,scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We passed this museum, as we were staying close by. My 11 year old son was intrigued. We spent about an hour with my wife viewing the extensive, wide ranging model displays, many set up in scenes through history, sporting, military and cultural. We all found it very interesting, and housed an in ornate building. It's not a must see,... More

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I wasn't quite sure what to expect coming here, but it exceeded my expectations. When we first arrived, the person at the ticket counter didn't speak much English. We went up the stairs to the entry of the museum and I was floored at just how many figurines there were. The variety of figurines and the way in which they... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Thousands of models on display. Few boyhood memories. Would have been great if could read Spanish as all information in Spanish.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

very nice museum, with plumb soldiers that makes you return to your child times, it is high recomended to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This amazing collection also covers everything from circus displays and stone age chases to cartoon and movie characters. As befits Spain's neutrality during WW2, soldiers from that era are less present.

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I visited this Museum April 25, 2014.. This is a magnificent collection, exhibited in a very original manner and with great educational value both for children and adults. My most sincere congratulations for a work well done to the Director of the Museum and his staff. Alessandro Basso-Borras. (Firenze<Italia> and Winchester,VA <EEUU>)

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This museum of tin soldiers is one of the true delights of visiting Valencia. The attention to detail, the array of examples, the stunning tableaux all lead to a fascinating afternoon, even if you aren't a true tin soldier fan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is a fun place to visit. It has beautiful reenactments of historical battles - Waterloo, Almansa, Alexander vs Darius. It has eclectic corners dedicated to vignettes of ancient history - loved the 'bacchanalian orgy' scene! It has circus, dinosaurs, Tintin, pharaohs, footballers from 19th century, you name it - something for everyone. I especially liked the collection of Spanish... More

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