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The museum tells the history of the "lanificios" - the process of the wool from its origin : the... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Max_Luca_Porto
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Porto, Portugal
Interesting visit

Excellent place to know the history of wool clothing manufacturing, seeing the machines, types of... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Fmcramos
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Riyadh
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The museum tells the history of the "lanificios" - the process of the wool from its origin : the sheep to the final state the cloth -in Covilhã .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Max_Luca_Porto
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to know the history of wool clothing manufacturing, seeing the machines, types of clothing and understand the history of Covilha

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Fmcramos
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and very interesting museum. I definately recommend to anyone who comes visit this charming city, so you can locate yourself in its history of wool and becoming the first textile industry of the Iberia Peninsulae.

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Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank interzone
Reviewed September 25, 2017

A must see for anyone interested in the wool industry and/or the history of Serra da Estrela, where the industrial revolution started in Portugal.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rosapomar
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Textiles have been the main industry in Covilhã for many centuries. These two museum will guide you through the evolution of the textile industry since its incept to the industrial revolution. Definitely worth a visit! (and some time ago they were considered the best museums...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank NGarcia65
Reviewed November 28, 2015

Very nice museum, I liked too the exihibitions that regularly are present there... (art, permaculture, ecology,...)

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank PrakashFilippoBasso
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good displays - obviously a lot of money has been spent to showcase Covilhã´s woollen industry but we were the only visitors. We only had a half day to spare and it is difficult to see both museums in the time available (the Fãbrica Veiga...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank lynne b
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Very complete, with good instations. It's dividid em two main buildings, before 1930 and after. The new part for me was the best, with the explanation of the new industrial revolution machines. This city (Covilhã) is the the equivalent of Sabadell, in Spain or Bradford...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank estacaomir
Reviewed July 14, 2014

The museum of Lanifícios is a part of the university from the Beira Interior. So it is a museum of science and technology whose intention is to protect and preserve the industrial techniek of painting textiles. So this is a place who serves persons interested...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed May 15, 2014

We had a very good tour with an English guide. Fascinating to learn of the past history of textile production.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank chrissI6403OJ
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