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Museo dell'Olio d'Oliva

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Address: Via Peschiera 54, 37011 Cisano, Bardolino, Italy
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+39 045 622 9047
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09:00 - 12:30
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Nice shop with oliva - and small museum.

Interesting place, mostly shop with degustation. You have there a lot of different olivas and pesto. Also You will find there small museum - how they produced oil from olives. But... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wrzesinski T
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Lomianki, Poland
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Lomianki, Poland
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place, mostly shop with degustation. You have there a lot of different olivas and pesto. Also You will find there small museum - how they produced oil from olives. But i had impression that everything was done to make the shop more interesting for customers. you go there and buy becuase You have a feeling of exclusivity. Well done!

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Thank Wrzesinski T
Fribourg, Switzerland
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed to buy good olive oil on the last day of my trip. The museum was closed because of lunch time. Ran into the owner's wife who called her husband so he would come back and open the museum just so that we could buy their great oil. He also spent a long time advising us and explaining the various... More 

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2 Thank Antone270783
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Museum is great in explaining how olive oil was produced prior to modern equipment, and how it was linked to the local farming communities. I would advise to take the time and watch the short film as that explains all the relics on the display in the museum. It also has a great little shop to buy local produce,... More 

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Thank Wombler661
Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were very interested in the well laid out museum. Pictures and films and really felt part of the process of producing the olive oil. When we came out of the museum there was a fantastic shop with lots of olive oil products. Also tasty testers of oils with bread and crackers

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Thank Norma C
Southern England
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

The videos are interesting- the signs on the exhibits are somewhat confusing but the videos clarify the whole process!

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited this museum (really a fun attraction) on a whim. I was pleasantly surprised by how pretty and well-organized it is. I've been on many a olive oil tasting, most of which are predictable and boring, but the environment, tasting, and educational experience here is worth an hour of your time. You'll love it!

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1 Thank Strafford11
USA
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very short walk from the center of town, although the last few hundred yards are on the side of the main road. A very interesting museum about the history and process of making olive oil. There are lots of little treats to taste in the gift shop as well as olive oils, products made with olive oil and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

A great little find - excellent free museum that is just about the right length, and works enough for young children. Very informative and the shop area, which includes the opportunity to try a range of oils and vinegars, was great.

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1 Thank RMBC3
west midlands
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It was a 5 min walk from Camping Cisano, so we went! Lovely, well maintained museum, with interesting facts for the children. Ideal to spend 45 mins total. The shop has good quality, reasonably priced items, with a large selection of canapes to try out. Cant go without buying something, from a 2 Euro jar of sun dried tomatoes/salsa verde,... More 

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Thank storm000
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

About a 40 minute walk from Bardolino this small museum is free and quite a little delight if you are interested in the local culture. You are led through the history of olive oil growing and production and there is a shortish film in English which is very informative. Free museum and tasting of olive oils, balsamic, and different condiments.... More 

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