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This small museum had excellent exhibits detailing the history of silk making in general and in Valencia in particular (in the 15th century, over 50% of Valencia workers were employed by silk related industries). Signage was easy, staff helpful. A very enjoyable and educational couple...More
Today, us 3 ladies spent over 2 hours exploring this museum. We had headphones in English which made the experience even better. Fascinating, well laid out and definitely worth doing. 7 euros per person well spent. Shop excellent with nice gift ideas. Coffee shop delightful...More
The building itself is old and attractive with some lovely tiled floors. The main exhibition has been created relatively recently and to a high standard. Silk manufacture was the big industry in Valencia from the fifteenth century and here are examples of silk work, including...More
Interesting museum telling the story of silk in Valencia. Lovely old building with a nice outdoor café to sit and enjoy. I can only echo the advice already given that if you plan to come here make sure you get the combo ticket that will...More
Nice museum with smaak demonstration show, but nothing special. Nice terrace,but you are chased away if you want just coffee around lunch time. As they prepare all the tables die lunch, you are not allowed to sit at a table anymore
The museum is in a beautiful old building making the visit a double experience. The silk collection explains very well the history in Valencia and how it has developed from the early years until the 18th century. The audio tour is well worthwhile.
The museum itself is interesting enough with good exhibits on the history of the industry and Valencia's role in it. The display of actual textiles were also interesting to see. Definitely rent the audioguide.
One tip for travelers, though, is that if you plan to...More
We visited this museum after picking up a leaflet about it at St Nicholas' Church. We had the opportunity to see one of the guides demonstrate how to use a loom. The museum itself is fairly small and there is some information in English. The...More