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Museu del Tabac

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Get to know Andorra Tobacco history

A museum showcasing the history of tobacco industry in Andorra.Old machines, equipments and... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2018
Midz15
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Toulouse, France
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Informative and well put together

This small museum was quite a surprise as I did not connect Andorra with the tobacco business. The... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Restful M
,
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The Museum is an emblematic building from the beginning of the 20th century, which housed the old Reig tobacco factory in Sant Julià de Lòria, that ran from 1909 until 1957, period where the tobacco crop and manufacture were fundamental to people...more
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17 Carrer Doctor Palau, Sant Julia de Loria AD600, Andorra
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Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

A museum showcasing the history of tobacco industry in Andorra.Old machines, equipments and processes are put together. Guided tours are available in different languages at different time slots.Hence its better to plan in advance rather then to just bump in. Have a public parking at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This small museum was quite a surprise as I did not connect Andorra with the tobacco business. The exhibits were well put together, the visual experience first class.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Restful M
MuseuD18, Museu del Tabac at Museu del Tabac, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for your opinion!

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Andorra has more stupid little museums than any place I've ever visited. Thank God we had a car and could get away to France!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Well worth the €5. A unique experience about the history of tobacco. The museum takes about 45 minutes to walk through and is guided by audio, visuals, props and the staff. One gets to hear the process of how cigarettes and cigars were made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed 30 March 2018

never been to a tobacco museum but this is really interesting ...it shows how it all started in a real nice video way ...and how it proceeded over the years, the ladies at the reception are outstanding especially the Portuguese lady she is full of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Museu D, Museu del Tabac at Museu del Tabac, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your opinion!

Reviewed 10 May 2017

An exploration of Andorra's ancient tobacco industry, which I found quite moving. It consists of a self-guided tour over three floors, beginning with a short film. Lights lead you on to the next exhibit, all commented by the voices of the workers and the clicking...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Using the building and machinery of a 19th century tobacco factory, this is an excellent small museum which shows the social structure of the time as well as a detailed explanation of the manufacturing process. Lots of things I didn't know about cigarettes and cigars,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

When I first read the museum used "Audio Visual" I expected to get a headset to look at some slides. The visit to this museum was much more than that - we became part of the story - each video room had multiple sections and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank gdepeute
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This tobacco museum often puts on temporary art exhibitions, most of which merit a visit. The current one is entitled Henri Cartier-Bresson, L'imagination d'après nature. This is quite a small exhibition but it contains aspects of his work which are not often seen: for instance,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank GervasDouglas
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This takes about an hour, it is in a redtored tobacco factory. There is a pervading aroma of tobacco. Combination of film, photographs and old machinery. We found it very interesting especially as iwe were able to listen to the commentary in English

Date of experience: September 2015
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Gareth L
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Response from MuseuD18 | Property representative |
Hello, From Andorra la Vella you can take the bus L1 or the Bus exprés to Sant Julià de Lòria. The first bus are bus stop every 30 minutes and the second, every 15 minutes. We hope to see you soon in the Tobacco Museum!
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