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Museu del Tabac

17 Carrer Doctor Palau, Sant Julia de Loria AD600, Andorra
+376 741 545
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interesting and educational

never been to a tobacco museum but this is really interesting ...it shows how it all started in a... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
otmarwbaertl
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Fort Pierce, Florida
sights, sounds and smells

An exploration of Andorra's ancient tobacco industry, which I found quite moving. It consists of a... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Barbara E
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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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 and villages of Andorra. With a multimedia system, the visitor is guided trough the factory where the different work techniques with tobacco, the products manufacture and commercialization are explained. The museum contains tools, devices, machines, furniture and aromas, which were used in the factories in the first half of the 20th century. The Tobacco Museum is an initiative of the Fundació Julià Reig.
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29 Mar 2018
“interesting and educational”
10 May 2017
“sights, sounds and smells”
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17 Carrer Doctor Palau, Sant Julia de Loria AD600, Andorra
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We wanted to know more about the history ofAndorra. This museum is interesting and informative without too much detail so the children took it all in and enjoyed it as much as the adults. Very well presented and good layout. The actual equipment made it...More

1  Thank Wendy P
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

My husband and I popped into this museum on a rainy day in June 2015...not being smokers and knowing little about tobacco we thought we would only spend a few minutes....however, after 5 mins of presentation we were caught up into the excellent exhibition which...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Tobacco is so much part of Andorra's history. This museum is a must visit. They take you to dark room where different parts light up and you get an audio commentary, then the light moves to another part. This makes the place manageable rather than...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Really great displays, personally tailored and any questions answered by friendly guide. Very interesting.

Thank Michelle E
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