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Museu Municipal de Viana do Castelo

Largo de Sao Domingos, Viana do Castelo 4900-330, Portugal
+351 258 820 678
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history in a few rooms

a small, compact, affordable view of Portuguese history. Do not miss it! Especially the Glasgow... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Helenc22
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Wonderful city

I have no words to describe this city. Unfortunately we could not visit this museum, but the city... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Marcelo O
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Largo de Sao Domingos, Viana do Castelo 4900-330, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

a small, compact, affordable view of Portuguese history. Do not miss it! Especially the Glasgow toilet!

Thank Helenc22
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

I have no words to describe this city. Unfortunately we could not visit this museum, but the city, especially the monastery in the top of the hill will give you one of the best Portugal's land scape.

Thank Marcelo O
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Be sure to go to the main entry ;; the backdoors show entry times, but remain closed ! All by all this museum is among the better "municipal museums" because it focuses on some aspects of its history: here particulary the so typical portuges "azuleijos"...More

Thank Geert C
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Compact museum that does local history brilliantly - from prehistory right the way through to modern times = especially good on pre-medieval development of area.

Thank John N
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Is near to train station to walk distance, the exhibition is interesting the present to history of the Portugal and clothes! !!. Really enjoyable for the trip

Thank Luis C
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Gorgeous little museum with some stunning furniture and pottery, plus art exhibits. All beautifully displayed and good descriptions. Well worth a visit.

Thank carol c
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

It is very interesting with several exhibitions on pottery through different centuries and regions. Really enjoyable.

Thank LeonelSimoes
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

great , organised wonderfully showing lots of local history,heaps of local national clothes (costumes) Great building, even some custom gold items, there is a power point presentation on offer as well.

Thank JohnO4352
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

An unexpected gem. Well presented museum of the costumes of Portugal with looms and examples of weaving and embroidery. It is situated in the market square, and we were lucky to see similar costumes being worn by a group of dancers demonstrating the dances of...More

Thank ancientvolume
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

The museum is in the centre of the old town, and the actual building has been a bank and a hotel in previous existences so on entering the interior is rather grand, with high ceilings. Helpful staff with some English, cheap to visit. Glass cases...More

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