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Learn about the salting of anchovies

Interesting museum about the thriving port of L'Escala and its anchovy business. Sometimes it is... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2015
JeannieMac
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Worcestershire
For whomever is interested in anchovies

My wife and I buy anchovies by the pound and love eating them. Brands of L'Escala are great in... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2015
CristianTiu
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Buffalo, New York
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9 Jul 2018
“Wondeful visit and very informative guides”
6 Sep 2017
“All you ever need to know about anchovies”
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Avenida Francesc Macia, 1, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Worth a stop but beware it is warm in there in the middle of the da. Good history of L'escala from the early settlers to the modern day

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a small museum but very interesting. English texts were available. I really enjoyed it and there was a degree of interactive materials. Sadly, no tasting. It also houses a tourist information centre.

1  Thank cassiopeia86
Reviewed 2 September 2016

warm welcome. video is excellent and multilingual. good to better understand the city and its citizens.

Thank jmcarre
Reviewed 19 October 2015

At first glance a museum about anchovies may not look interesting but after our visit I was enthralled about the history. On arrival the lady on the front desk recommended the route around the museum and set up the opening film to play in English...More

2  Thank what_horizon
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Learn about the village people's life since beginning of century. Video to complement the small museum display. Must go and visit on a rainy day.

Thank Doyia
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Interesting museum about the thriving port of L'Escala and its anchovy business. Sometimes it is free of charge entry on special holidays

Thank JeannieMac
Reviewed 19 May 2015

My wife and I buy anchovies by the pound and love eating them. Brands of L'Escala are great in terms of taste of their fish and I was pleased to see a bit of that history. Hard work, and tough people is what the Museum...More

4  Thank CristianTiu
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