Prince August Toy Soldier Factory Visitor Center

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Prince August Toy Soldier Factory Visitor Center
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Free Carpark
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Gift Shop

Prince August is Ireland's only toy factory, and manufactures toy moulds that allow our customers to cast an array of metal figurines, with themes from chess sets to fantasy and historical wargaming. We also manufacture Lord of the Rings metal miniatures licensed from Tolkien's famous books 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. We have expanded our visitor center to include a huge exhibit showcasing 15,000 metal soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo. This 26 x 13 foot diorama was hand made by one of our customers, using our moulds, over a period of eight years. It gives a bird's eye view of one of the most famous battles in European history and Napoleon's final conflict.

The factory is a working factory and there is no admission fee to enter it. Car parking is also free. Tea / Coffee is available to purchase as well as some snacks. Free Wifi is available. Every visitor will get a free demonstration on hobby casting by staff and may avail of our wide array of casting and painting workshops, all of which can be pre-booked on-line at a discount. The Waterloo exhibit has a small charge for entry and is filled with historical information on every aspect of that battle. Our shop is filled with hand crafted figurines produced inhouse as well as a selection of crafts and art from other Irish manufacturers. We also offer bus/coach tours and cater to parties.

The visitor center is open 9 to 5 weekdays and 10 to 5 weekends and Irish Bank Holidays. With the exception of about a week over Christmas and St. Patrick's Day, we are open to the public all year around.

Take photos by our colourful mural at our entrance.

Take photos by our colourful mural at our entrance.

Browse our visitor center, filled with original Irish hand crafted gifts.

Browse our visitor center, filled with original Irish hand crafted gifts.

Study the detail of our Napoleonic range of figures.

Study the detail of our Napoleonic range of figures.

ARTlandya

ARTlandya

With dozens of choices, you can find your ideal miniature to cast and paint.

With dozens of choices, you can find your ideal miniature to cast and paint.

Add your artistic flair to your very own miniature.

Add your artistic flair to your very own miniature.

Visitors can cast figures in our workshops

Visitors can cast figures in our workshops

Our workshops are suitable for all ages and preferences.

Our workshops are suitable for all ages and preferences.

Keep your very own creation as a souvenir.

Keep your very own creation as a souvenir.

School tours with a difference. Kids are filled with enthusiasm after a visit.

School tours with a difference. Kids are filled with enthusiasm after a visit.

Study our huge Battle of Waterloo exhibit.

Study our huge Battle of Waterloo exhibit.

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Prince August Toy Soldier Factory Visitor Center
Kilnamartyra Village
Macroom
Cork
P12 FN79
Ireland
2640222
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