Soap Museum - Saida, Sidon

4.3
This thematic museum explains how the traditional olive oil soap is made in the Middle East. It is located in an old 17th-century soap factory. The cisterns and vaults restored 20 years ago. A 10-minute film at the end of the visit shows craftsmen and women from different parts of Lebanon preparing their soap in the traditional way. The Audi family house above hosts cultural events during the year. The boutique sells different craft items from Lebanon only. Note that the Audi Foundation is in charge of the museum. Plan your Soap Museum - Saida visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sidon using our Sidon online day trip planner.
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  • This well done museum inside an old soap factory highlights the process of making soap. There is a very good coffee shop on premise as well as an expensive gift store selling soap.  more »
  • This is a quite small museum, even with the (free) guided tour and watching the video at the end, it won't take you more than 30 minutes to pass through it. Still, it's interesting enough and...  more »
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  • One of a kind type of museum to visit once in your lifetime w your family in Saida. I was w my son & he loved the place. The kiddos will be amaze & amused w the history of soap making. Clean bathrooms was a big plus for me! Entrance fees 5,000 LL for adults & free for minors.
  • Impressive place where you learn useful informations on how local soap was made, what chemicals were used in its foundation and the equipments used in the process. Built and fonded by bank Audi. the smell is great. and the entrance is 5000LL/adult.

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