Its history is parallel to the Cesar Egido Serrano Foundation. With the opening of the first edition of the international Microfiction competition of the Museo de la Palabra. The beginnings of a journey of national and international presence.
The headquarters of the Museo de la Palabra were opened by the President of Castilla - La Mancha, José María Barreda, on November 23rd, 2009. This same day the first edition of the international Flash Fiction Competition took place and the date is also the international Day of Words.
The second edition of the competition was presented by the President of the Castilla - La Mancha region, María Dolores Cospedal on May 9th, 2012.
Located in Quero (Toledo), in the heart of Don Quixote of Mancha, the Museo de la Palabra stands on a Palace of Renaissance trace, Castilian roots. It is there, in the place where they leave the roads of the adventures of Don Quixote, with desire to permanent host few adventures of communication attempt to configure a wider, more dialogical world.
Located in the heart of the cervantine geography -little more than one hour from Madrid-, it has infrastructure suitable for the fulfilment of its purposes. In the Museo de la Palabra nothing is exposed. The real Museum work will be that which is realized as a result of the communication of people of different cultures, ideas and beliefs.
In its facade, in a stone Ashlar of more than one ton of weight, the motto of the Museum can be read: "the word is the bond of humanity", Spanish, English, Arabic and Hebrew.