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a real Pearl in the heart of the Island

Remove your shoes to get ready to walk in the History, nice stuff with sad background. The museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shiraz, Iran
a look back into the history of the Island of Mozambique

This is one of the places that must be visited if in Island of Mozambique. A true look back into... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Maputo, Mozambique
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Ave dos Continuadores, Mozambique Island, Mozambique
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Remove your shoes to get ready to walk in the History, nice stuff with sad background. The museum consists of Palace of Sao Paulo, church of Sao Paulo and Marinha Museum. well the church and Marinha Museum were nice but you can find the real...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is one of the places that must be visited if in Island of Mozambique. A true look back into the history of the Island and of Mozambique as a country. It is a shame that some of the items and rooms of the building...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulo1979ferreira
Reviewed 15 August 2018

There was only a short time available for the tour but we had the pleasure of a guide who spoke excellent English and he showed us round the museum. Although it was a very fast tour he showed us everything and gave a brief history...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful to see that some of the utensils used back in the days are still there although others were stolen Very interesting to visit I would definitely return

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank wanderluster182016
Reviewed 7 May 2018

英語のガイドが宮殿について詳しく説明してくれて、大変よく理解できました。宮殿と教会をセットで見学しました。宮殿の中は写真を撮ることができません。周囲ではガイドの勧誘やお金をせびる子供たちがたくさんいました。 The English guide explained in detail about the palace and I understood very well. We visited the palace and the church in sets. You can not take pictures inside the palace. There were many children who solicit guides and led money in the surroundings.

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Be prepared to remove your shoes! Fun to see the furnishings in the palace. Kids enjoyed the museum too although hold onto the youngsters!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Holly N
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

For 100 mzn you have guided tour of palace. Half an hour in English or Portuguese as you choice. They tell the story and the palace is well conserved with all fornitures.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank luca p
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I was suprised by this museum. The furniture is beautiful and it feels more authentic than many of the luxurious European palaces I have visited. It is a bit rundown (especially the curtains) but it only adds to its charm. We got the guy at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CRPalma
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Definitely worth a visit, the guide provides explanations on each room. Hopefully authorities will keep taking care of the objects collection.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pietisa
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The former Governor's Palace is now a museum, displaying objects from mostly the early 20th century.

Date of experience: September 2017
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