The historical pipe and tobacco museum
The Historical Pipe and Tobacco Museum in Sint-Niklaas shows a clear accumulated collection development in size and shape of the clay pipe from 1492 (the discovery of America and tobacco) to the present. You can admire the ever more beautiful decorations and curator Richard explains Thiron like how the quality of the material used to make pipes through the centuries ever improved. Ask sure to visit the pipe Wase wolf with the goose, or admire and compare the pipes from Africa, Asia, North and South America with European models! In this museum, finally, you can also find some general information about the cigar industry in Sint-Niklaas had employed between 1921 and 1969 a lot of people and a lot of beautiful posters, cigar bands and the like that have everything to do with cigars and tobacco.