Banyeres de MariolaThis town of l'Alcoià, of the regions of Alicante, was the second largest producing center of the peninsula at the time of the manufacture of smoking paper.
Miller heritageBanyeres de Mariola has a heritage legacy of the first order. He came to have fourteen active paper mills of which a good part is conserved.
Universal descriptionThe content is presented through objects and multimedia projections to explain the history of the paper from global aspects to local particularities.
CollectionsThe museum has three main collections that it safeguards and offers to researchers for consultation. 1) Smoking paper booklets. 2) Watermarks. 3) Artifacts related to papermaking.
Specialized libraryThe museum's publications area has edited teaching material and has made several specialized editions on paper-related issues that can be consulted, along with another bibliography, in the library room if requested.
Didactic materialsThe museum has several educational materials created for the public, such as the Didactic Suitcase, educational guides for school stages, field notebook of the Ruta dels Molins, cut-outs, thematic photochols, scale models, etc.
Miscellaneous servicesThey offer, in a concerted way, hand-held paper workshops for families and students, guided tours, interpretive excursions, didactic explanation to schoolchildren in educational centers, workshops coordinated with institutions and schools.
Audiovisual roomSeveral original documentaries that have been produced and edited by the museum related to paper and other subjects that have to do with museum content can be screened in the audiovisual room on the ground floor.
Interactive contentsThe museum exhibits, through virtual reality, recreations of the operation of ancient artifacts through screens. In addition, 3D glasses are offered to take a virtual tour inside a chimney and the boilers of a mill.
The Museu Valencià del Paper is located in the Municipal Park of Villa Rosario of Banyeres de Mariola. It is located in a unique place where it is part of a set of museums that are very close to each other: the Museu Torre Font Bona , the Museu de l'Espardenya , the Museu Valencià del Paper , the Museu de la Paraula and the Museu de la Farmàcia .
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ParkingThe museum has reserved parking for people with reduced mobility at the entrance of the municipal park of Villa Rosario.
Facility accessAccess for people with reduced mobility is signposted.
WC adaptedThe museum has a toilet service adapted for people with reduced mobility and a diaper changing machine on the ground floor.
AudiodescriptionThe museum has an audio description system of the models for blind people in Valencian, Spanish, English and French.
AudioguidesThe panels have a link through a QR code to access text and audioguide extension via podcast system.
Available languagesBoth the videographic material of the projection room, as well as the panels, as well as the screens of the rooms are accessible in Valencian, Spanish and English.
Industrial heritageThe route runs through the main industrial buildings, the paper mills of Banyeres de Mariola, as well as other hydraulic structures such as dams.
BIC zoneThe area has been declared BIC (Property of Cultural Interest) to protect the architectural, natural and landscape heritage of the entire area where the Route runs.
Nature tourThe Ruta dels Molins has the attraction of being drawn by a natural site of high ecological value, the high stretch of the Vinalopó river, with clean waters and abundant vegetation.
SignalingThe entire route is marked with explanatory panels about the architectural elements, but also of the fauna and flora found in the place.
Field notebookThe Museu Valencià del Paper has published the "Notebook of the Route of the Mills" with numerous educational proposals for school visitors.
Available languagesThe information panels distributed throughout the route of the Ruta dels Molins are available to visitors in Valencian, Spanish and English.
Cuaderno de difusión 1The Valencian Paper Museum has a teaching guide and an activity booklet. Presented on January 31, 2003, it offers visitors activities and information that complements their visit to the Museum.
El paper de l'escolaExhibition of school material, photographs and testimonies of our school from 1900 to 1975. A retrospective vision of the school world of Banyeres de Mariola. Exhibition from September 23, 2005 to January 8, 2006. Temporary exhibition room of the Museu Valencià del Paper. Inauguration: September 23, 2005.
Catalog of the exhibition «Les séquies de Banyeres de Mariola. Architecture of the water”. Exhibition hall of the Museu Valencià del Paper, from October 31 to December 12, 2008.
The «Ruta dels Molins» is a route that runs through some of the most emblematic paper mills in Banyeres de Mariola. The «Quadern de Camp» is a set of didactic activities that are aimed at the Primary cycle, although it can be adapted to other cycles.
A- 0,00 €Children under 12, functional diversity, teachers with accreditation, residents in Banyeres de Mariola and special groups.
B- 0,75 €Students, youth card, retired or over 65, unemployed, groups of more than 15 people and large families.
D- 2,00 €(Payment to the four museums)