Museums / South
List of Museums in South Lebanon
Soap Museum

Built in the XVII century, the Audi family residence has been renovated and the traditional old soap factory transformed into a thematic museum of handmade soap and opened to the public in 2000. This Soap Museum purports to relate the history of soap in the area stretching between Aleppo and Nablus and to show the various stages of its manufacturing and the diversity of its shapes and properties.

Address and Contact:

Haret Audi, el Moutran Street, Sidon

Tel: 07 733353 - 753599

Website: www.fondationaudi.org

E-mail: ilaudi@inco.com.lb

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Closed on Fridays

 

 

Debbane Palace Museum

This 18th century house depicts all the elements of an Arab-Ottoman dar with a main courtyard whose essential purpose is to provide access to the surrounding rooms. The Museum found in the palace highlights the ottoman period’s impact on Saida’s rich architectural history and way of life.

Address and Contact:

Al Moutran Street

Saida -Lebanon

Tel: 00961 7 720110

email: museedebbane@debbane.com

www.museumsaida.org

The palace is open every day between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm and closed on Fridays.

 

 

The Phoenician Museum

A patrimonial and maritime museum relating the history of ancient Tyre and its relation with the sea.

Address and Contact:

Cultural movement in Lebanon, Chawaqir, Tyre

Tel: 07 740874 - 03 803376

E-mail: phenix_museum@hotmail.com

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Our Lady Monastery Museum Machmoucheh

The museum exposes a wooden model of the church’s cupola, a collection of lanterns and old pots, big jars for oil and grain stocking with a millstone and ploughing tools. The museum displays also occidental ritual clothes, saints relics and a relic from the Cross as well as a collection of manuscripts and old liturgical books. Visitors stop to admire the valuable icon illustrating St. Joseph’s agony held by the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ.

Address and Contact:

Machmoucheh, Caza Jezzine

Tel: 07 800001 - 07 800544

Fax: 07 800096

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 3:30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m

 

 

Lebanese Museum For Marine And Wildlife

The Museum displays more than 2000 species among them 35 species of Mediterranean sharks like the Giant Basking Shark (9m, 5 tones), giant dolphin (3.5m 400kg), and species of star fishes, crabs, birds, wild animals, reptiles and giant insects. It includes also 200 kinds of shells and 225 kinds of fine natural minerals and stones. All these wonderful creatures are collected from the Lebanese shore.

Address and Contact:

City center, Tyre

(Shortly second branch in Jeita)

Tel: 07 343016-7 / 03 246317

Website:www.Ibmarinlife.piczo.com

E-mail: younesj_2@hotmail.com

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Moussa Tiba Museum

The Museum exhibits around 300 of the artist’s works painted between 1962 and 2002. It includes also a wide collection of paintings from national and international artists.

Address and Contact:

Haret Al Salha, Qana, Caza Tyre.

Tel: 07 430149 - 03 568925

Opening hours: Thursday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

The Museum of Mlita

The Museum of Mlita is unique of its kind, because it tells the heroic memories of the Resistance both in time and place. Located both above and underground, the museum aims at introducing the visitors to the national resistance against the enemy. Area: 64.500m².

Address and Contact:

Mlita –Jarjouh Main Road

Ain Bousswar

Tel: 70/076060 07/210211

Website: www.mleeta.com

 

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