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Museo y Colegio del Arte Mayor de la Seda: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shared with a ticket to Stain Nicholas church. This as a pleasant place to see the way the silk industry had risen and declined. Nice exhibitions.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed 21 July 2019

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

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank vts2
Reviewed 30 April 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CluckyGirl
Reviewed 20 April 2019

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 2 April 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank B S
Reviewed 8 March 2019 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dalidude
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vichy
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We were greeted by a friendly helpful person on the door who explained what our visit would entail. We learned a lot abut silk production and how important it was to Valencia in past times.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DougShaw1
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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