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Soap Museum

rue al-Moutran, Sidon, Lebanon
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Soap Museum in Sidon Lebanon - informative

This museum shows how soap is made, painstakingly shaped, the patterns or insignia of each family... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
A must see!

Located in the historical old town Saïda! The soap museum is a must see! And can buy some of there... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Beirut, Lebanon
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“soap making” (9 reviews)
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
“old town” (3 reviews)
rue al-Moutran, Sidon, Lebanon
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum shows how soap is made, painstakingly shaped, the patterns or insignia of each family and how soap is perfumed. The museum itself is clean (wonderful bathrooms with really good soap), cool, and we enjoyed our half hour tour. We probably enjoyed shopping in...More

Thank Arielruffian
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Located in the historical old town Saïda! The soap museum is a must see! And can buy some of there aromatic soaps!

Thank doris_1210
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Small museum in the old city of Sidon that shows the many stages of soap manufacturing and the processes used to shape and dry handmade soap. The museum is housed in the souks in beautiful stone vaults that have been rehabilitated. It blends well with...More

Thank Harbie15
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum for some 1h visit. The guided visit is good, the artifacts are well-preserved and well described, the method of producing soap is itself very interesting. Don't forget to pass by the soap shop to choose from the dozens of local...More

Thank josefigueira
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Was very much looking forward to visiting this museum. Building beautifully renovated. Sadly guide rushed us through in about 10-15 mins giving only basic points. Had to ask for brochure at end to read full history. Entrance fee very over priced for so little.Would not...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Very well renovated , and very interesting A must to do if you are in (Sidon) Saida. it traces the history of soap making in the region. They have a coffee shop, where you can have a delicious Lemonade.

Thank Maya B
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Very good place for people interested in soap manufacturing. It shows the history of soap making and the old way of making soap

Thank Hadi C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Set in a beautifully restored building and very sympathetically and stylishly designed, this place is definitely worth a look. Historical and modern at the same time, it still produces soaps (and other items) which can be purchased at the lovely little boutique store across the...More

Thank phutty
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very nice museum. Good smells. The museum is an ancient soap factory. You will discover the different steps for the fabrication of soap.

Thank sweety31
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I love this museum as it's been beautifully presented and only takes a short visit - can be done in one hour including having a coffee and visiting the shop.

Thank Hope0
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