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Museo de la Seda las Hilanderas

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Delightful little museum

Had an hour to spare before our parking slot at the Cumbrecita and came across this delightful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul B
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London, United Kingdom
Really interesting

The museum shows La Palma´s history of silk industry and the proces of producing silk and weaving... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Karin K
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Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain
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2 days ago
“Delightful little museum”
16 Feb 2018
“Really interesting”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an hour to spare before our parking slot at the Cumbrecita and came across this delightful little museum showing the history of silk production on the island and in El Paso where the whole process is carried out.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The museum shows La Palma´s history of silk industry and the proces of producing silk and weaving. Apart of history the museum is a still working silk workshop, which maintains the traditional production methods. While visiting the museum I felt visiting an ancient lost world,...More

Thank Karin K
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Fascinating historical insight. Great if you are interested in silk work, the exhibits are wonderful. Unfortunately the explanatory notices are not in English, so much was lost on me. It was fascinating watching the women work. My wife wanted to spend much longer than I...More

2  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Visited this museum as I knew wife would want to see it. In the event it was worth the special trip. Fascinating to the see the video, the exhibits, the ladies working away, and the short presentation at the end by one of the staff....More

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Went reluctantly with enthusiastic wife, but found it fascinating. This is a working museum in an old building, and silk weaving has been done by women in this area for 400 years. The guide was interesting with good English, keen and able to answer our...More

5  Thank Tommo47
Reviewed 3 March 2015

You start by seeing a video about silk production and the various processes involved. Then a 'walk-through' history and examples of garments produced around the world through the centuries. And finally ladies at the looms weaving the silk. Luckily for us one of them spoke...More

3  Thank PJGJAG
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Some lovely exhibits, interesting demonstrations & videos, very pleasant & helpful staff in an old building

1  Thank Terence K
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