Museu do Trabalho Michel Giacometti, Setubal

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  • This museum rightfully won a European museum of the year award for its empathetic and considerate insights into the now obsolete canning industry in Portugal. Housed within a former canning factory, t...  more »
  • It is a small museum on the height of Setubal where a few meters you can sit and gaze at the sea... I felt "at home" in my childhood in this Museum! The furniture, the activity of fishing and the sardinerie which is shown and described, I was in Brittany with my grandparents more than a half century ago... Groups of children come with their schools live gestures of their ancestors. Before start you, just check that the Museum is open! I'm back to 3 times (it has been revamped recently). And then on the way down there is the wharf and the harbour master's office where excellent fish restaurants, or so the old quarter behind the harbour full of charm, life and color...
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  • The main exhibit in this museum focuses upon the sardine canning industry, from the workers' perspective. It does a fabulous job, and it presents a detailed and a balanced view of the working conditio...  more »
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  • Fascinating museum housing a collection of artefacts from Setubals commercial & domestic life. Occasional music events
  • Great artist, must see
  • Old canning factory where you can observe the entire process work for the making thereof. Some testimonies of the time on video. Quite interesting, too, to see how it was Setubal at that time.
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  • Situated in the city centre this building is a former sardine cannery. Today transformed in a museum to remind us of one of the largest sources of work in Setúbal.
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