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Ecomusee l'Olivier

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Delightfully Provençal

This place is a true melange: a museum about olive oil, a store with olive oil and things related... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
Drema D
Aix-en-Provence, France
All about the liquid gold!

This museum is fantastic! The tour takes you through the history of the olive oil and its... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2016
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Aug 25, 2016
“Delightfully Provençal”
Jul 28, 2016
“Nothing special”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Ancienne Route de Forcalquier, 04130 Volx, France
+33 4 86 68 53 15
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

This place is a true melange: a museum about olive oil, a store with olive oil and things related to olive oil, and a restaurant. The restaurant is small and quaint, most of the seating is outdoors. You might be tempted to pass it by....More

Thank Drema D
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The movies on harvesting olives in different mediterrean countries were nice to see but the rest was not so interesting. Shop is way over priced!

Thank Edith D
Reviewed May 2, 2016

This museum is fantastic! The tour takes you through the history of the olive oil and its connection to the Mediterranean Sea. They have ancient tools to show you how things were done in the past and also examples of real olive trees (that died...More

Thank AntonioPedroRocha
Reviewed April 26, 2016

A great visit either on your own or as a guided tour. A must is to Book an olive oil tasting. Staff speak English. Museum shop has delicious products i.e. not only olive oils but also local pates, macaroons and vineyards. Well worth a detour...More

Thank Corinne M
Reviewed July 25, 2015

A nice and interesting musee, with a really fantastic restaurant on the premises. Great for a day out in Provence.

Thank BS649
Reviewed March 12, 2014

You'd be surprised. Starting with the ancient Greeks, this small elegant museum describes the history of the olive around the Mediterranean. Using film and photos, you see the different ways olive oil is made, some cultures still using techniques that date from the time of...More

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