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Museo de la Cultura del Olivo

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Baeza is an important town in the biggest olive growing region in Jaen province and the museum... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Aussie13643
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Puerto de la Duquesa, Spain
Very interesting, quite educational

We visited to find out more about the background and history of Olive growing, harvesting and oil... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Peter M
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Borders, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many wine tastings but Olive oil tasting is a first for me. Baeza is the centre for Olive oil production and is surrounded by millions of Olive trees so it is appropriate that the Museum de la Cultura del Olivo is...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Baeza is an important town in the biggest olive growing region in Jaen province and the museum answers many questions the the harvesting and making of Olive oils.

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Museo_C_Olivo, Trabajadora at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks very much for your positive opinion. In the Museum we always try to give the best quiality service for our customers. We expect to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We visited to find out more about the background and history of Olive growing, harvesting and oil production and we were well informed, though the museum was almost empty and we were unaccompanied, so spent most of the time watching some videos, in Spanish though...More

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Museo_C_Olivo, Gerente at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks very much for leaving your opinion. We are glad to know that you found the museum interesting and educational. I would like to point out that without any pre booking, the visit of the museum is always on your own and is completed with...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We called in advance to book a guided tour, its more expensive but trust me it's really worth it. I could not imagine going through the museum without Elena's explanation. She was an amazing guide, providing us with lots of information and educating us totally...More

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Museo_C_Olivo, Trabajadora at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks very much for your positive opinion. In the Museum we always try to give the best quiality service for our customers and I am really really happy that you learned that much with our explanations, you are now experts in olive oil. We expect...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

This museum is housed in on the estate which belonged to nobility in the 17th century. A family from Madrid built an olive factory together with houses for their workers. Interesting to learn about the differing varieties of olives as well as their countries of...More

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Museo_C_Olivo, Empleada at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks very much for your comment. We are happy to hear that your experience was very positive. We hope to see you back again. Kind Regards.

Reviewed 7 January 2017

We were .a coach tour of Andalucia and stopped here for a conducted tour. It was fascinating to learn about the different types of olives and the olive oil pressing processes. We also had an olive oil tasting and bought some nice gifts in the...More

Thank Hilary S
Museo_C_Olivo, Empleada at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks very much for your comment. We are happy to hear that your experience was very positive. We hope to see you back again. Kind Regards.

Reviewed 11 October 2016

Who knew there were so many types of olives. You will learn this and so much more on this little tour in Baeza near Jaen, Andalusia. A self guided walk will take you past wallboards and old equipment used to process the olives. The various...More

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Museo_C_Olivo, Trabajador at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Thank you for your comment, we are so glad that you enjoyed the visit. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

I visit with groups and love this hidden gem off the beaten track. After passing millions of olive trees along the route it's fascinating getting up close and personal - literally- with the history, types of trees, presses, historical and economic significance of olives to...More

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Museo_C_Olivo, Trabajador at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thanks very much for your comment and your really nice words. We are very happy you enjoyed your trip to our museum and we keep wonrking to offer the best. We hope to se you back soon. Thanks again.

Reviewed 5 August 2016

I had no idea there were quite so many different varieties of olive. The museum is well laid out & the processes to extract the oil are well presented. Well worth a visit.

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Museo_C_Olivo, Trabajador at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thanks very much for your comment. We are very happy you liked the visit and we hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

You'll only get to this place if you're mobile or have a hire car but it's well worth the drive from Ubeda or Baeza. We didn't get a guided tour but the 2€ entry fee to be able to go round ourselves was incredible value...More

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Museo_C_Olivo, Trabajador at Museo de la Cultura del Olivo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Thanks very much for your comment, we are very happy you enjoyed the visit to our museum and we will keep working for improve everything we can, as for example, the new road signs, that our manager has already order. Thanks very much.

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