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Tel: 961-5/94 07 67

Fax: 961-5/94 28 34
Email: info@thesilkmuseum.com
Website: http://www.thesilkmuseum.com

The Silk Museum is located at Bsous, caza of Aley, Mount

Lebanon, only 15 km from the capital City Beirut and 4 km away

from Damascus Road.

Amongst beautiful olive groves and gardens, come and discover the

secrets of silk at The Silk Museum . Silk production in Lebanon

goes back to the Middle Ages and in the nineteenth century it

became the main activity for a large section of the population,

creating great social and economic change in the lives of the

Lebanese. The Silk Museum has become an important reference of

ecological, cultural and economic history.

The Silk Museum is a private institution owned by George

and Alexandra Asseily.

Opening HoursOpen daily from May 1st to October 31st, 10am to 6pm, except Mondays. | Duration of Visits: Approx. 1hr 30mins. | Please reserve in advance for schools, colleges, groups and gardening workshops.
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