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Toy Soldier Factory

1 Kilnamartyra Village, Macroom, Ireland
+353 26 40342
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Great day out.

Very interesting day out. Took our grandson, watched how the toy soldiers were made had a look... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elaine5719
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Forfar, United Kingdom
Kids paradise.

Visited on Tuesday last with two very eager children. When they finally decided what they were... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
loulamcm
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Ennis, Ireland
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Come and see the ONLY Toy Soldier Factory in Europe. Free admission to our visitor center and factory. "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 full of a lot more than just toy soldiers i.e. the Worlds Largest Model Battle Scene which houses 15,000 hand cast and hand painted figures, 8 x 4 meters in size, of the Battle at Waterloo completed by just one customer Andre Rudolf and it took him 8 years to finish, we also have the largest range of Lord of the Rings Miniatures, connoisseur chess sets, fairies, fridge magnets, Christmas Decoration and our infamous Irish Heroes, Michael Collins, Padraig Pearse, e.t.c. Coach tours are welcome if pre-booked. Open 7 days a week.
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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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1 Kilnamartyra Village, Macroom, Ireland
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+353 26 40342
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting day out. Took our grandson, watched how the toy soldiers were made had a look round at the various areas in the work place. Then the best part was making our own models and painting them. We also visited the battle of Waterloo...More

Thank Elaine5719
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visited on Tuesday last with two very eager children. When they finally decided what they were going to cast,they spent more time than Da Vinci on their masterpieces. Melissa helped them cast and was extremely pleasant and encouraging. Mary was lovely and chatty and was...More

Thank loulamcm
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This great little factory off the beaten track is absolutely something for young and old. What a collection of toy soldiers. They demonstrate how to cast the little guys and then also allow you to cast and paint one. They sell beginners sets of moulds...More

Thank Roedig
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A great little stop not too far off the main road. Here children can make and paint (with some adult supervision) their very own "tin" soldiers and fairies. Adults will also enjoy the battle dioramas and intricately made chess sets and collectible figures available for...More

Thank Omsibuc
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and I found it very pricey. We couldn't do the factory as everyone was on lunch.

Thank uggelsome
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a visit to this factory very friendly staff. We were a family of mixed ages from 4, to 12 which they catered for all ages! They demonstrated how to do the models and then got to make our own mold and handpaint them. They...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Our son spotted a flier for this at our hotel so we decided to stop on our way to Killarney. It is a few miles off of N22 but worth the detour. We did not have a booking but they were able to fit us...More

Thank Int_Bus_Travel
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We saw the sign for this toy soldier factory on the side of the road and decided to check it out. It's a few minutes off the main road with lots of signs directing you there. It was definitely worthwhile stopping! We were given a...More

Thank TheLyonsFam
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I brought my 9 year old nephew. He loved it. We hadn't booked it but did receive a warm welcome all the same. It's a hidden gem really. He received a little tutorial on how to make his own toy soldier and then had the...More

Thank Orna H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I visited with my 7 and 9 year old kids on the way back to Dublin. Was a great way to end our weekend in West Cork. Both kids cast and painted items - my daughter their newest item - an elf. My son choose...More

Thank Hepzaba
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WinterTraveler2014
11 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.
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sancleary
25 June 2016|
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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
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