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A soap museum dedicated to the history and science of soap. The museum is an old, restored 19th century building with high ceilings and original stonework. On display, are two old presses and other agricultural tools, typical of South West Sicily...more
Little musuem in the middel of olive trees. Very difficult to find, but the owner was so nice to pick us up nearby. During the visit you can learn how to make soap nowadays but also in ancient times. Just great! Kids can even make...More
Thank Franziska K
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018
Set on a beautiful organic olive farm, the visit to the museum, while small, was made fascinating by Alessandro's passion for the history and process of soap making. I now know more than I ever expected about soap!
Thank Elin M
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017
So much information, history, and unique artisan soaps from around the world packed in this little stone (an old storage) house in the heart of an olive grove!
As other reviewers have noted, Alessandro is extremely knowledgeable (from the chemistry behind soap to the history)...More
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017
Thanks a lot for visiting our museum! We are also very happy you enjoyed the tour and we are looking forward to seeing you again in the future.
In the beautiful countryside outside Sciacca Alessandro has opened a museum and hands-on visit to know all about soap, he transmits his passion and knowledge of all things soapy and we got to make our own customised soap. If you want to do something a...More
Casa Museo del Sapone is a must see for both locals and visitors to Sicily! A unique attraction located in the picturesque heart of an olive region.
There is a sign at the entrance to the farms drive which is helpful in confirming you are...More
Thank Natalie S
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016
WOW!! Thanks a lot for what you wrote! I am really really happy you enjoyed the tour and the workshop at the museum. This is for me something amazing and people like you, gives to me the energy to do this work and to build...More
Quite interesting review of the history and process of soap/s around the world. Very informative and the setting is quite nice--in the middle of an olive grove and housed in a very old renovated Sicilian farm building. Alessandro is so knowledgeable and entertaining! The olive...More
Alessandro provides a very personalised tour of his soap museum and if you like you can make your own soap with him. It is a bit off the beaten track so best to phone/email ahead and he will be waiting for you when you arrive.
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016
Thanks a lot for visiting our museum and for the review! I am really glad you enjoyed it and hope to host you again in the future! Thanks
What a fantastic time I had at this soap museum Not only did I learn a lot about historic and current soap making processes, I also got to have hands on experience and make my very own soap! The host is very passionate, knowledgeable and...More
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016
Thanks a lot for your review! We are really happy you had a great experience at the soap museum and hope you can visit us one day in the future again! Thanks!
Alessandro is one of the most positive and enthusiastic people you will ever be lucky enough to meet. He has poured his heart and soul into this museum and his passion for his work is infectious. You can't help but fall in love with this...More
saponiesaponi, Proprietario at Casa Museo del Sapone, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016
Thanks a lot for the beautiful words you wrote about this experience at the museum! I am happy this tour can leave positive vibes and hope you will visit again our museum in the future!!!