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Address: Pol Ind El Olivar. 11160 | It is opened from May to September only., 11160, Barbate, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 956 43 58 13
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Learn more about the historic importance of the tuna industry

The 45 minute tour will include a demonstartion lasting about 8 minutes of how to "fillet" a tuna. The expert cutting of the different parts of the fish is fascinating. The taster... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 July 2015
London, United Kingdom
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Kaunas, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

...and unfortunately, this information is not displayed anywhere (not on website, not here on TA). It is only the shop which is open, but museum is closed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We never knew that there are so many cuts and quality of tuna. This is the red tuna, specific to this part of Spain, where it is caught and processed. The tour is very interesting and educational, in that it gives you the history of tuna fishing as well as a live demonstration of the art of filleting a tuna,... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

found this to be a really neat place to visit. the first room is made up to imagine you are a tuna getting caught in a net. The guide explains everything in Spanish, which would be the only downside for unilingual english speakers. Nevertheless, you could still get the general gist of things. The amazing part was seeing a live... More 

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west mids
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Interesting place see live fish and crabs and you can buy atun [which is tuna] at the museum. This is the locally caught fish of Barbate Spain.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

The 45 minute tour will include a demonstartion lasting about 8 minutes of how to "fillet" a tuna. The expert cutting of the different parts of the fish is fascinating. The taster of roducts at end plus chance to buy some makes the 5 Euro cost reasonable.

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Malaga, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Stopped by here whilst looking for something to do in Barbate. Opening hours published by the tourist office showed it was open. When we got there, only the shop was open and the museum closed, and there was on explanation as to why. It looked good from the outside though, and I did pick up some tuna.

Thank onlineamiga

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