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Museu Regional do Algarve

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Pleasant Museum

Interesting museum, well worth a visit. Located near to the Cathedral in the old town. Have a look... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
K7239DWdavidc
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Small but good

It is a very small museum, but it was very good, lovely old photos, some room settings. Very... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
hanaxx
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Portsmouth
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Founded in 1963 by Carlos Porfírio. This museum houses a valuable collection of objects and photographs relating to the culture of the Algarve, as part of a Regional Interpretation Centre. It is located in the building which is home to the District...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Praca da Liberdade 2, Faro 8000-164, Portugal
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+351 289 870 893
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We wiled away the better part of an hour looking at all the lovely exhibits and photos. Really felt as though we were getting a glimpse into old Algarve and the lives of its people. Recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JamieAndMaureen
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this museum so glad we did €1.50 each to enter and it showed the real Algarve and how people worked and lived her interesting my partner and I really enjoyed it it's worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

We visited the Museum on our last day in Faro and found it very good and it certainly filled a good few hours in addition to being very interesting.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David Patrick W
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Interesting museum, well worth a visit. Located near to the Cathedral in the old town. Have a look at the Faz Gostas restaurant, also nearby.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank K7239DWdavidc
Reviewed March 3, 2018

It is a very small museum, but it was very good, lovely old photos, some room settings. Very reasonable admission price, less than 2 euro. Does not take that long to do, but worth it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank hanaxx
Reviewed January 3, 2018

In this museum we can see objects of handicrafts and pieces of architecture typical of the Algarve region which make up a valuable collection.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jorge A
Reviewed December 6, 2017

This is only worthwhile if you have time to spare . We enjoyed the old photos of rural life. Obviously life was very hard!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Margaret K
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Located in the old part of the new town and so close to the Old Town, this museum concentrating on past metiers of the Algarve region, including the importance of water, should not be missed. There are reconstructed furnished rooms of houses too.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jonathan M
Goncalo_G_Correia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Museu Regional do Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Hello. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed May 28, 2017

A great insight into the history of the Algarve. Only four rooms but all excellent and information leaflet handed out makes it easy to find all the exhibits

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CardiffWelshWonder
Goncalo_G_Correia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Museu Regional do Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Hello. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

Reviewed November 12, 2016

Small museum in the centre of Faro. Interesting exhibits about the crafts of the area. Inexpensive so worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank gdalby202
Goncalo_G_Correia, Social Media Manager at Museu Regional do Algarve, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Hi. We apreciate your review on TripAdvisor. So glad you had a great visit.

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