Soap Museum, Sidon

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Learn how soap is made from olive oil at Soap Museum, located within a 17th-century building that once served as a factory. Now a museum, the former factory exhibits old tools and includes a traditional hammam. Learn about manufacturing techniques from 17th century and explore the history of traditional soap making. Plan your Soap Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sidon using our Sidon online day trip planner .
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  • An extremely interesting and engaging little museum, with a great video detailing the soap making process ā€“ something I never thought Iā€™d be interested in! Nice gift shop too.  more »
  • Restoration by the Audi family in 2000. Great place if you're interested on the history of soap making. Aesthetically pleasant to spend an hour or two. Guide was rushing through the tour, so I would s...  more »
  • I have to admit I'd done a bit of research before on Sidon, and wanted to see this place. It was great. So well preserved. Such wonderful guides, very friendly and helpful. The only thing that is a pr...  more »
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  • Very nice place. I've been there several times
  • Nice place to learn about a piece of Saida's history and learn about how soap is made and even buy some. Funny how they have liquid soap in their rest room šŸ¤”
  • Very old place that used to be a soap factory and now turned into a museum. If you are visiting Saidon make sure you pass by the museum.
  • This is a soap factory that has operated for so many centuries and still existing today..
  • 5000LL entrance

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