House of Istrian Olive Oil
The House of Istrian Olive Oil located in the center of Pula tells the story of olive growing in Istria through history to the present day. Discover why Istrian olive oil was highly valued by the ancient Romans and how it was processed. Find out how olive oil is produced today and the secrets of creating an extra virgin olive oil of premium quality.
Every visit includes a guided olive oil tasting led by a trained person. You will become a true “sommelier” in recognizing high quality olive oils and find out how the olive oil market often offers olive oils of questionable quality. During our advanced tasting session you will learn the differences in olive varieties, taste the most famous Istrian brands and discover why Istrian olive oils are considered one of the best in the world.
You can also find a large selection of top quality Istrian extra virgin olive oils, as well as a range of other Istrian products in the museum shop.
Step into the world of olive oil!
Opening hours 2024:
01.01. - 30.04.: 10:00 - 17:00, closed on Sundays
01.05. - 31.10.: 10:00 - 18:00