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Museu do Trabalho Michel Giacometti

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Interesting museum

This museum houses in a former sardine canning factory and the ground floor is dedicated to the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Luc D
via mobile
Superb and compassionate insight into local industrial history.

This museum rightfully won a European museum of the year award for its empathetic and considerate... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Jamie G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Museum of Labor Michel Giacometti. Three permanent exhibitions: Towards the People: national ethnographic collection of agricultural and rural labor instruments, gathered during the Student Civic Service under the orientation of Michel Giacometti...more
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Largo Defensores da Republica, Setubal 2910-470, Portugal
+351 265 537 880
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This museum houses in a former sardine canning factory and the ground floor is dedicated to the production process of canned sardines. There are a lot of interesting things on display. The old pictures, films and testimonies of former workers left a strong impression on...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This museum rightfully won a European museum of the year award for its empathetic and considerate insights into the now obsolete canning industry in Portugal. Housed within a former canning factory, the museum honestly portrays the lives and hardships of the labourers and the less...More

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The main exhibit in this museum focuses upon the sardine canning industry, from the workers' perspective. It does a fabulous job, and it presents a detailed and a balanced view of the working conditions and the lives of the workers. The building formerly was a...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 8 February 2016

You can find this Museum on the following adress: Larog Defensores da Republica. This museum has been erased to receive the ethnographic collection, who was brought together by the young students of the "Civil Students Service" from the plan of work and culture, this under...More

Thank Hans G
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Very quiet place, rather big but unfortunately not Much information is given in English. People make you feel very welcome

1  Thank bie l
Reviewed 23 June 2013

As over-65s we got in free (others pay a very modest fee), but were still given a guided tour in English by the very friendly staff. All aspects of the sardine industry were covered, including printing the labels on the tins. The history and demise...More

1  Thank leisure-traveller44
Reviewed 26 August 2010

This wonderful and unique museum in Portugal is set in a former Sardine Factory. Setubal once had many of these but they have all closed sown, though there are still one or two chimneys on the horizon. The Sardine story is only one of the...More

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