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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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A good overview of the local stoneware

Be sure to go to the main entry ;; the backdoors show entry times, but remain closed ! All by all... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
gcla102
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Koekelare, Belgium
Easy to miss, but must see

Compact museum that does local history brilliantly - from prehistory right the way through to... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
John N
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Leominster, United Kingdom
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Largo de Sao Domingos, Viana do Castelo 4900-330, Portugal
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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

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

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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.

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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

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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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Reviewed 15 August 2014

If you want to know about the locale dressing of the people of the northern part of Portugal this is a must. Almost all the clothing of every region is present. Wunderfull

Thank Paul d
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Reviewed 31 August 2013

Ancient mansion with collection of choicest 16th & 17th century furnishings and decorative arts. Indo Portuguese inlaid furniture, exquisite religious paintings, silver, and an astonishing collection of Portuguese earthern ware 17th-9th century from all regions of the country. Dellightful tiny (by our standards) beds with...More

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