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Beside the tourist office

The entry is just beside the tourist office and is easy to miss. Several looms with panels... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
Fascinating workshop

Three ladies where weaving here next to an exhibit explaining all the steps leading from sheep to... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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16 Mar 2018
“Beside the tourist office”
2 Oct 2017
“Fascinating workshop”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Rua da Igreja 35, Mertola 7750-338, Portugal
+351 286 612 036
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

The entry is just beside the tourist office and is easy to miss. Several looms with panels explaining the weaving.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Three ladies where weaving here next to an exhibit explaining all the steps leading from sheep to wool. You can buy blankets and cushion covers here as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank catsinthebelfry
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We enjoyed our visit here because of the chat with the docents, more than the actual presentation in the museum. Information was not as well presented here but it is right next door to the tourist office and worth a stop.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Chileice
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We found this to be a most enjoyable visitor attraction, Set beside the local Tourist Office where the staff are most helpful and provided lots of suggestions and literature. The staff demonstrated the various weaving machines and wool preparation and were very informative and friendly....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

I Like watching the weavers and how they used some of the historic patterns in a modern manner. It only takes a few minutes to visit and some of my friends purchased a blanket. Caveat: You could not use a charge card.

Date of experience: January 2017
Reviewed September 11, 2016

nice to see old crafts still in action in the present day watch people weaving using traditional techniques and browse the wide variety of items on offer at reasonable prices

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank rainbowdolphin90
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