The Museum of Soap
Shuya, 2nd Dubkovskaya Street, 33A
In 2020 everyone knows how important it is to wash your hands. In Shuya people haven't forgotten about it since the seventeenth century as the town has been famous for its soapmakers. A bar of soap is on the town's coats of arms and there is even a museum devoted to the history of soap and its production secrets.
How to make soap from ash and fat? What are the secrets of Shuya soapmakers whom trusted Catherine the Great? When and why soap stopped being a luxury? What kind of weapon was made from soap during World War I? How can you use soap outside your bathroom?
At the museum you will not only get answers to these questions but also will try to make soap yourself. You can arrange a workshop on soap making and soap carving by phone. Contatcs milce.ru
+7 903 878 95 95 Operating hours
Monday – Friday Reservation needed (not later than in one day)
Saturday, Sunday 10 – 17