Valencia has the largest Lead Soldiers Museum in the world!
- It has 30 rooms and over 600,000 pieces.
- L'Iber Museum opened the first private library open to the public with 50,000 volumes.
The Tin Soldier Museum of Valencia is located in the city center, particularly in the palace of the Marquis de Malferit the fourteenth century, is a private collection of over 1,000,000 toy soldiers throughout the ages.
The toy soldiers museum has 10 rooms, of which 9 are for the exposure of soldiers and a conference room. The rooms are:
Prehistoric Room, Room Antigüedad1, Room Age 2, Almansa, Abrazo de Vergara, Victoria Eugenia, Home of Valencia, Tirant and Everyday Life. One of the stars of the museum collections Lead Soldier of Valencia is the collection of Spanish Guards, with more than 25,000 troops in 3 divisions: Tirant, Almansa and Victoria Eugenia.
The collection represents various dioramas recreations of battles in history mainly from Spain, no doubt, something very interesting to watch, especially because in the dioramas are represented to the smallest details such as the Battle of Almansa, diorama over 5,000 toy soldiers.
Another curiosity is the room Prehistoric Museum, which are represented in different ways dioramas of prehistoric life depicted in ancient cave paintings from the east.
But not everything is in Spain, in the halls of antiquity we see recreations of Greeks, Babylonians, Assyrians, ... famous historical scenes such as the assassination of Julius Caesar, and so on.
Hours: The museum is open Wednesday through Friday mornings from 11:00 to 14:00 and evenings from 14:00 to 19:00. Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10:00 to 15:00 and evenings from 16:00 to 19:00, closed Monday and Tuesday and Good Friday festivities on May 1.
Entrance adults and children under 4 years 4 €, children under 4 are free. Groups have 30% discount.
Phone Lead Soldiers Museum: 963 910 811