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Museum Olei Histriae, Pula

4.6
#1 of 20 in Museums in Istria
At the heart of Pula, Museum Olei Histriae narrates the history of olive growing in Istria. When you visit the museum, you'll find out just why ancient Romans valued Istrian olive oil and how it was produced in those days. You'll also discover how olive oil production changed in the medieval times, and how extra virgin olive oil of premium quality is produced today. Every visit includes a tasting of oils by different Istrian producers--it's the ideal opportunity to sample varietal oils and a range of blends. Admission includes an audio guide in 12 languages. Kids corner caters to families, so parents can enjoy the tasting while the little ones are entertained. Check the website for more details. To visit Museum Olei Histriae and get the most from your holiday in Pula, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pula road trip planner.
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  • We are a family that likes to include food tours when we travel. Since Pula is a smaller, less touristy city this was the closest we could find. It did not disappoint. The staff is lovey and...  more »
  • During our 90 minute visit we spent about 45 minutes visiting the historical presentation of olive oil production and different forms of control throughout history. We spent the next 45 minutes with.....  more »
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  • Excellent place to learn about olive oil, its history on Istria, and to taste how extra virgin oil should taste. Very interesting place, very informative tasting session.
  • Very pleasant experience. You should definitely do the tasting. The audio guide is not really needed.
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