Istra ecoxperience

House of Istrian Olive Oil


Visiting the museum, you can discover why Istrian olive oil was highly valued by the ancient Romans and how it was produced; what happened to olive oil production during the Middle Ages, how oil was produced by our ancestors and how it is produced today and finally, what are the secrets of creating an extra virgin olive oil of premium quality.

Every visit includes an oil tasting led by a trained person.
You will learn why Istrian olive oils are considered one of the best in the world, you can try oils from different Istrian producers, taste different varietal oils and blends.

Now in one place, person can buy Croatian – Istrian olive oil. We offer best istrian extra virgin olive oil for sale from over 25 producers: Oio Vivo, Brist, Chiavalon , Olea bb – Belic family, Meloto, Olea Prima, Salvela, Negri, Dolija, Mate, Balija, Ipša and many other olive oils.

Included in the price is the audio-guide in 12 languages. For our youngest visitors we arranged a kids corner, so parents can enjoy their tasting of top-quality istrian oils having the children entertained.

Working hours:

01.05 – 31.10 every day 10-18

01.11 – 30.04 Museum and shop: Mon-Sat 10-17 (Guided tasting: with prior reservation)