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Unusual place to visit

We've enjoyed the atmosphere a lot, tea varieties as well! Interior design and wonderful taste of... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Francescathebeauty
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Acireale, Italy
Best place I went to in Catania

Whilst traveling in Italy from Australia we visited Catania for a couple of days. The history is... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2015
Melinda P
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Townsville
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1 Aug 2016
“Unusual place to visit”
10 Sep 2015
“Best place I went to in Catania”
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You can buy reduced price tickets for historical site of San Benedetto Church and Contemporary Art Gallery (MACS). Polyvalent space in which to promote the art, culture, science. Seat of the Presidium of the Book of Catania. Seat of the first...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Via Crociferi 16, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We've enjoyed the atmosphere a lot, tea varieties as well! Interior design and wonderful taste of tea are just perfect! It's a very tranquil and cosy place to visit! Thank you, Roberto! Maria from Russia.

1  Thank Francescathebeauty
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Whilst traveling in Italy from Australia we visited Catania for a couple of days. The history is amazing as it is in all of Italy. For an Australian Naturopath / Herbalist this tea room / museum was incredible. To see the history of herbal medicine...More

3  Thank Melinda P
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This morning I was reviewing travel photos,and smiled happily when I encountered the images devoted to this museum. Like the apothecaries it displays, the Herborarium is a compact delightful package containing rare treats. It is devoted to the history of our use of herbs: how...More

2  Thank Cadence K
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Quite unique. Delightful experience. Interesting pleasant surroundings. Lemon and almond cake divine. Excellent service. Staff very welcoming and informative. That yourself.

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Reviewed 12 January 2015

Small museum and shop, you can found and see a lot of particular things. It also organize meetings, seminars ... it is an angle of culture in the most beautiful street in Catania.

1  Thank 160alessandrob
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We found this after visiting the nearby church. We were made very welcome and the young man gave us a tour of the museum after serving us with delicious almond milk. Informative and a very enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Cath B
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This is a lovely little museum of majolica apothacery jars and ornate pharmacy equipment. It contains a tearoom where you can enjoy a beautifully presented pot of delicious tea served by polite and friendly staff.

2  Thank yipyip2014
Reviewed 26 September 2014

This is a small teahouse with pottery remakes. I paid 8euros for two ice teas, which is a robbery. :( :( :(More

1  Thank zselex
Museo E, Proprietario at Herborarium Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

Dear visitor, i'm sorry you have considered our place so bad, expecially for the price of teas. Our drinks are prepared fresh and daily, using organic teas and herbs from high quality selection. All products you find at HM are from a strong selection. They...More

Reviewed 26 July 2014

We happened on this place after visiting the nearby Roman amphitheatre, and after a friendly chat with the owner enjoyed both a refreshing cup of the local speciality almond milk and a tour of the small museum. It's a break from the norm, well worth...More

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Really enjoyed our visit there - its small but very well informative staff and they also make great tea / coffee / milk drinks in the cafe - its quite small - but interesting and its free - well worth the visit if you are...More

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