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Museu do Trabalho Michel Giacometti

Largo Defensores da Republica, Setubal 2910-470, Portugal
+351 265 522 400
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Fabulous insight into the defunct canning industry

The main exhibit in this museum focuses upon the sardine canning industry, from the workers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David F
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Olympia, Washington
Visit Setúbal.

You can find this Museum on the following adress: Larog Defensores da Republica. This museum has... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Amazon122s
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Also known as Museum of Work of Setubal
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Fabulous insight into the defunct canning industry”
8 Feb 2016
“Visit Setúbal.”
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Largo Defensores da Republica, Setubal 2910-470, Portugal
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+351 265 522 400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 conditions and the lives of the workers. The building formerly was a...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 8 February 2016

You can find this Museum on the following adress: Larog Defensores da Republica. This museum has been erased to receive the ethnographic collection, who was brought together by the young students of the "Civil Students Service" from the plan of work and culture, this under...More

Thank Amazon122s
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Very quiet place, rather big but unfortunately not Much information is given in English. People make you feel very welcome

Thank 226brubi226
Reviewed 23 June 2013

As over-65s we got in free (others pay a very modest fee), but were still given a guided tour in English by the very friendly staff. All aspects of the sardine industry were covered, including printing the labels on the tins. The history and demise...More

1  Thank leisure-traveller44
Reviewed 26 August 2010

This wonderful and unique museum in Portugal is set in a former Sardine Factory. Setubal once had many of these but they have all closed sown, though there are still one or two chimneys on the horizon. The Sardine story is only one of the...More

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