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Soap Museum

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Open at 08:30
Soap Museum
A thematic museum that tells the story of soap in the Middle East. This museum is set in a beautiful set of ancient vaulted rooms completely restored. It allows to discover the various stages of the manufacture of the artisanal soap based on olive oil, as well as the diversity of its forms and its properties.

Located in the Southern Lebanese city of Saida, the Soap Museum tells you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about soap making and history but never dared to ask. How do you make soap ? When was it created for the first time ? While visiting the museum. you’ll see demonstration of the traditional olive oil soap-making.

The place also tells you about the hamman tradition. The area of the museum used to be a soap factory, which was built in addition to the Khan al-Saboun between the 17th and 19th century (Khan al Saboun dates back to the 13th century). The factory remained active till 1975. Saida Soap museum is a must see in town.

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Al Moutrane Street, Haret Audi
Sidon +
Sidon District, South Governorate
Sidon & Tyr
Sidon & Tyr
Characteristics and classifications
Category Local Products (1) +
Museum Theme (1) +
Ethnographic Museum
Get in touch with us
+961 3 887 688
+961 7 753 599
Opening Hours

Monday: 08:30 to 18:00
Tuesday: 08:30 to 18:00
Wednesday: 08:30 to 18:00
Thursday: 08:30 to 18:00
Friday: 08:30 to 18:00
Saturday: 08:30 to 18:00
Sunday: 08:30 to 18:00
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